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Explore the meaning of success, the demands of gender, and the limits of human freedom in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth.

The novel tells the story of Lily, a beautiful, unmarried woman who falls from the moneyed class to shabby gentility to poverty after the death of her father.

Pick up a copy for checkout at the first floor service desk! The class meets June 4th at 6:00 PM.