About these pages:
Intended for undergraduate students, these pages are a very brief introduction to some of the events in Wharton's life; those wishing for more information should consult the sources listed below.

Photographs have been reproduced from various sources, including The Letters of Edith Wharton, ed. R. W. B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis; No Gifts from Chance by Shari Benstock; Edith Wharton by R. W. B. Lewis; and Edith Wharton: An Extraordinary Life by Eleanor Dwight.  All rights are reserved by these writers.

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