The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor two sessions at the December 27-30, 2004, MLA in Philadelphia.
1. Edith Wharton and Secrets
Motifs of concealment and covertness in Wharton's writing; ethical, social, discursive, marital, and/or gender-oriented implications of the clandestine or the withheld; the phenomenon of secrecy in relation to matters of form or technique.
Please send abstracts and brief vitae by 15 March to:
Department of English
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2403
2. Edith Wharton and the Arts.
Fine arts and performing arts (such as opera and theater) in Wharton's life and work; theater and opera adaptations of Wharton's works. Proposals (approx. 250 words) to Julie Olin-Ammentorp (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 10, 2004.
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