The Greater Inclination

Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)

This is Edith Wharton's earliest published collection of short stories (1899). Like much of her later work, they touch on themes of marriage, male/female relationships, New York society, and the nature and purpose of art. One of the stories, "The Twilight of the God," is written as a short play. The role of Warland is read by mb, and the role of Oberville by Bruce Pirie. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

Genre(s): General Fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Muse's Tragedy Elizabeth Klett
Play 02 A Journey Elizabeth Klett
Play 03 The Pelican Elizabeth Klett
Play 04 Souls Belated Elizabeth Klett
Play 05 A Coward Elizabeth Klett
Play 06 The Twilight of the God Group 00:25:56
Play 07 A Cup of Cold Water Elizabeth Klett
Play 08 The Portrait Elizabeth Klett