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Monday, 29 December

433. WWWD? What Would Wharton Do? Edith Wharton and Politics

8:30–9:45 a.m., Golden Gate 3, Hilton

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

Presiding: Linda Costanzo Cahir, Kean Univ.

1. “The Original Compassionate Conservative: Edith Wharton’s Boots on the Ground,” Margaret P. Murray, Western Connecticut State Univ.

2. “Progressive-Era Concerns in Edith Wharton’s Early Ghost Stories,” Ann L. Patten, Univ. of Dublin

3. “The Human Condition: Edith Wharton and the Politics of Bare Life, Refugees, and Summer,” Karen Weingarten, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

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