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Monday, 27 December

47. Primitive Marriage: Nineteenth-Century Theories of Marriage and Kinship

8:45–10:00 p.m., Congress B, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Anthropological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Kathy Alexis Psomiades, Duke Univ.

1. “Fictions of Adoption, Realities of Kinship,” Mary Jean Corbett, Miami Univ., Oxford

2. “The End of Marriage: Edith Wharton and the Anthropologists,” Naomi E. Morgenstern, Univ. of Toronto

3. “Troubling Marital Exchange: The Heiress in Victorian Anthropology and Fiction,” Elsie Browning Michie, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

Respondent: Kathy Alexis Psomiades

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