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  • ISBN: 9781520045405 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1520045409 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2013.

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Participant or Performer Note:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Geraldine Chaplin, Michael Gough, Richard E. Grant, Mary Beth Hurt, Robert Sean Leonard, Norman Lloyd, Miriam Margolyes, Alec McCowen, Siãan Phillips, Jonathan Pryce, Alexis Smith, Stuart Wilson; narrator, Joanne Woodward.
Summary, etc.:
Set in the 1870s, Edith Wharton examines the American elite culture on the East Coast. Newland Archer is a lawyer and heir to one of New York City's most prominent families. He is arraigned to be married to May Welland. Newland is pleased with the prospect, under he meets Countess Ellen Olenska, May's older cousin. Suddenly, Newland begins to doubt his arranged marriage and society's shallow rules as his attraction to Ellen increases.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 > Film adaptations.
Single women > Drama.
Young men > Drama.
Women > Conduct of life > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Women > Social conditions > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Social classes > Drama.
Upper class > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Electronic books.
New York (N.Y.) > Drama.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
United States > Social conditions > 19th century > Drama.
United States > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Romantic plays.

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