University Libraries Exhibits Works of Pulitzer Novelist | Kent State University

University Libraries Exhibits Works of Pulitzer Novelist

University Libraries will exhibit the works of Edith Wharton, Pulitzer prize-winning American novelist, in celebration of her 150th birthday

The works of Pulitzer prize-winning American novelist Edith Wharton are on exhibit at University Libraries on the Kent Campus through Aug. 25University Libraries will exhibit the works of Edith Wharton, Pulitzer prize-winning American novelist, in celebration of her 150th birthday.

The exhibit will run until Aug. 25 and will feature a portrait of Wharton and six of her first-edition novels, including the Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Age of Innocence, with its original dust jacket still intact.

The books in the exhibit are drawn from holdings of Special Collections and Archives, which houses a strong collection of 19th and 20th century American literature. Readers are invited to visit the 12th floor of the library to see other exhibits and to use these collections.

For more information about University Libraries, visit www.library.kent.edu/page/10000.

POSTED: Monday, July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:01pm
WRITTEN BY:
University Communications and Marketing