Sawyer Free Library and Gloucester Stage to host Edith Wharton: Between the Sheets (and the Pages)

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A special evening celebrating author Edith Wharton and thecomplicated splendor of the 20thCentury Gilded Age on Thursday, June 30th

TheSawyer Free Library,in collaboration with theGloucester Stage Company, is hosting a special event,Edith Wharton: Between the Sheets (and the Pages),onThursday, June 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 pmat the Library located at 2 Dale Avenue in Gloucester.

The evening will explore some lesser-known aspects of the life ofcelebrated novelist Edith Wharton’s (House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome), including her passionate affair with Morton Fullerton in Paris.

Massachusetts Playwright Anne Undeland will discuss the correspondence between Wharton and Fullerton that inspired her award-nominated play, MR. FULLERTON, BETWEEN THE SHEETS, a turn-of-the-century tale of unbridled passion set to be staged by the Gloucester Stage Company. Professor M.M. Dawley of Boston University will speak about Wharton’s work and how, under the surface…

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