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Thursday, 06 January

101. Edith Wharton and Travel

3:30–4:45 p.m., Platinum Salon G, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society and the Discussion Group on Travel Literature

Presiding: Gary Totten, North Dakota State Univ.

1. “The ‘Guide-Book Tourist’ versus ‘The Cultivated Minority of Travellers’ in Edith Wharton’s Travel Writing,” Frederick Wegener, California State Univ., Long Beach

2. “‘The Banalities and Promiscuities of Modern Travel’: Female Cosmopolitanism and Transnational Capital in Edith Wharton’s In Morocco,” Andrea Bebell, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

3. “The Frenchwoman Dépaysée: Edith Wharton’s French Ways and Their Meaning, Gabrielle Landormy, and the Transnational Body,” Donna M. Campbell, Washington State Univ., Pullman

Respondent: Gary Totten

For abstracts, write to gary.totten@ndsu.edu.

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