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- In The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Edith Wharton (Clare Higgins) travels across North Africa with Indiana Jones in Chapter 16, Tales of Innocence.
- Edith Wharton is mentioned in the HBO television series Entourage in the third season's 13th episode: Vince is handed a screenplay for Wharton's The Glimpses of the Moon by Amanda, his new agent, for a film to be directed by Sam Mendes. In the same episode, period films of Wharton's work are lampooned by agent Ari Gold, who says that all her stories are "about a guy who likes a girl, but he can't have sex with her for five years, because those were the times!" Carla Gugino, who plays Amanda, was the protagonist of the BBC-PBS adaptation of The Buccaneers (1995), one of her early jobs.
- A musical version of The Glimpses of the Moon was presented in New York City in the Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room in early 2008.
- Suzanne Vega's seventh studio release Beauty & Crime contains a song named "Edith Wharton's Figurines."
- "Edith Wharton's Journey" is a radio adaptation, for the NPR series Radio Tales, of the short story "A Journey" from Edith Wharton's collection The Greater Inclination.
- In an episode of the CW show Gossip Girl, "The Age of Dissonance", the cast star in a production of Wharton's The Age of Innocence.
- "Rosedale in Love" (2011) retells the story of "The House of Mirth" from the perspective of Lily's despised Jewish suitor Simon Rosedale.
- "The Age of Desire" by Jennie Fields (2012) recounts Edith Wharton’s affair at the age of 45 with journalist William Morton Fullerton, her relationship with Walter Van Rensselaer Berry and her ill-fated marriage to Teddy Wharton. The novel incorporates Wharton's actual letters to her governess, secretary, and life-long friend Anna Bahlmann.
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