Monday, May 07, 2007

Wharton Panels at ALA 2007

Edith Wharton Sessions at ALA 2007

Friday, May 25, 2007

5:00 – 6:20 pm

Session 15-H Edith Wharton, Addiction and Compulsion

Organized by The Edith Wharton Society

Chair: Edie Thornton, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

1. "It's better to watch": Compulsive Voyeurism and The Custom of the Country,"

Jessica Schubert McCarthy, Wachington State University

2. From Cigarettes to Chloral: Addiction and Commodity Culture in The House of

Mirth," Meredith Goldsmith, Ursinus College

3. "Edith Wharton, Compulsion and the Unpublished Writings," Laura Rattray,

University of Hull, United Kingdom

Saturday, May 26, 2007

8:00 – 9:20 am

Session 16-A Edith Wharton in the Work of Others

Organized by the Edith Wharton Society

Chair: Hildegard Hoeller, College of Staten Island, City University of New York

1. “Quicksands and Sanctuaries: Edith Wharton and Nella Larsen,” Emily J. Orlando, Tennessee State University

2. “Edith Wharton and Susan Minot: Influences and Innovations,” Carol Singley, Rutgers University, Camden

3. “From Lily Bart to Amaryllis: Mrs. Porter’s Challenge to Mrs. Wharton,” Pamela Knights, Durham University

4. “The Influence of Edith Wharton on Candace Bushnell,” Stephanie Harzewski, University of Pennsylvania

Audio Visual Equipment Required: None

Saturday, May 26, 2007

9:30 – 10:50 am

Session 17-M Business Meeting: Edith Wharton Society