Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Conference updates

24 May. The conference schedule for the Celebrating the Centenary of Edith Wharton's House of Mirth is now available at http://www.edithwhartonsociety/conference/confsched2005.htm.

23 May. Agenda for ALA Wharton Society business meeting.

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Performance: Edith Wharton-A Self Portrait (Opera)

The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library present
a new opera
celebrating the life of America’s pre-eminent and
Pulitzer Prize-winning woman of letters

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Meet the creators
MYRON FINK composer

DON MORELAND librettist

and hear musical excerpts by
Patricia McAfee, soprano, as Edith Wharton
Chad Frisque, tenor, as her lover Morton Fullerton
Philip Larson, bass, as Henry James and Walter Berry
Deborah Davis, soprano, as Lily Bart from HOUSE OF MIRTH and
Mattie Silver from ETHAN FROME
Ava Liss, mezzo, as Zeena from ETHAN FROME
TBA, tenor, as Ethan from ETHAN FROME

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Sunday, 6/12/05 4:00p Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA 92037

(The flyer is attached FYI.)

Sunday, 6/19/05 2:30p Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
10301 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131

Click here for flyer (.pdf file)

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Call for Items for Edith Wharton Bibliography


Did your article, book chapter, or book on Wharton appear in 2004 ?

If so, please send a copy to Carol Singley. She is preparing the 2004 bibliographic essay on Wharton for American Literary Scholarship and would like to include your work..

Send items to Carol Singley, 312 Maple Ave. , Swarthmore , PA 19081 by July 1.

Email questions to singley@camden.rutgers.edu

Friday, May 13, 2005

Announcements from the EWS site

# 12 May. Site redesign. As you can see, the EWS site has been redesigned and the frames have been eliminated for easier access. Please let me know about any suggestions you have for the new design.
# Call for Nominations for the Edith Wharton Society Board. Nominations are due May 15 (extended deadline). For more information, see the About the Society page, the nominations form, and the constitution.
# 28 April. New Queries and Replies; updates to the comprehensive bibliography.
# 17 April. Draft schedule for the Celebrating the House of Mirth conference is now available.