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Saturday, 27 December

21. Edith Wharton and the Other Half, Followed by Business Meeting

3:30–4:45 p.m., Taylor A, Hilton

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

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

1. “Wharton’s Urban Poverty: Consumption, Gender, and Economic Theory,” Deborah L. Clarke, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “House of Panic: Scribner’s, Wharton, and the Rise of International Socialism,” Mark J. Noonan, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York

3. “Sex, Class, and Beauty in The Reef,” Lisa Marie Orr, Utica Coll.

Respondent: Hildegard Maria Hoeller

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