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Guide to the Edith Wharton "La Duchessa in Preghiera" Corrected Manuscript, after 1900

Summary

Collection comprises Edith Wharton's corrected Italian manuscript (34 typed pages) for her short story, "La Duchessa in Preghiera" (The Duchess at Prayer), originally published in English in Scribner's Magazine, August 1900, then by Scribner's in the collection of her stories, "Crucial Instances," 1901. The corrections are in Italian and are in Wharton's own hand.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11054
Title
Edith Wharton "La Duchessa in Preghiera" corrected manuscript
Date
after 1900
Creator
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in Italian

Collection Overview

Collection comprises Edith Wharton's corrected Italian manuscript (34 typed pages) for her short story, "La Duchessa in Preghiera" (The Duchess at Prayer), originally published in English in Scribner's Magazine, August 1900, then by Scribner's in the collection of her stories, "Crucial Instances," 1901. The corrections are in Italian and are in Wharton's own hand.

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Edith Wharton "La Duchessa in Preghiera" Corrected Manuscript, after 1900, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

"La Duchessa in Preghiera" corrected manuscript
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Biographical / Historical

Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was born Edith Newbold Jones on 24 Jan. 1862 in New York City; she died 11 Aug. 1937 in Val d'Oise, France.


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Provenance

The Edith Wharton "La Duchessa in Preghiera" Corrected Manuscript, after 1900 was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice L. Poffinberger, May 2015.

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0050-LUBMSS561.