Topic: Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton Erotica! FINALLY!

Edith Wharton Erotica! FINALLY!

I know that you probably sat around being like “when will Newland Archer and Ellen Olenska get it on already?” in high school. And the answer is “it was The Age of Innocence, so you’re going to have to wait 90 years.” 90 years are oficially over! Lapham’s Quarterly just ran an excerpt of some of Wharton’s erotica from 1919. I don’t want to spoil it, but there’s passionate lovemaking. It’s called “The Bread of Angels” (spoiler: it’s breasts). Here’s a portion: More »