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Wednesday, 30 December

727. Edith Wharton: New Directions

1:45–3:00 p.m., 408, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

Presiding: Hildegard Maria Hoeller, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York

1. “The Custom of the Country: Edith Wharton’s Conversation with the Atlantic Monthly,” Susan Goodman, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

2. “Wired Wharton,” Aaron S. Worth, Boston Univ.

3. “The Virgin in the Harem: Lily Bart as Odalisque in The House of Mirth,” Candace McCall, Tufts Univ.

4. “‘Other People’s Clothes’: Homosociality and Consumer Desire in Summer,” Meredith Lynn Goldsmith, Ursinus Coll.

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