Definition of Wharton, Edith in English:

Wharton, Edith

proper noun

  • (1862–1937), US novelist and short-story writer, resident of France from 1907; full name Edith Newbold Wharton. Her novels are concerned with the conflict between social and individual fulfillment. They include "Ethan Frome" (1911) and "The Age of Innocence" (1920), which won a Pulitzer Prize.

Pronunciation:

Wharton, Edith

/ˈ(h)wôrtn/