Edith Wharton Society Panel at MLA (January 9, 2015, in Vancouver, BC)

Edith Wharton Society Panel
MLA Session 185
Edith Wharton and Sex

Friday, 9 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 207, VCC West

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

Presiding: Emily J. Orlando, Fairfield Univ.

1. “Wharton in Times Square: The House of Mirth‘s Erotic Public,” Jennie Lightweis-Goff, Tulane Univ.

2. “The Woman Who Hated Sex: Undine Spragg and the Trouble with ‘Bother,'” Arielle Zibrak, Univ. of Wyoming

3. “Wharton, Sex, and the Terrible Honesty of the 1920s,” Melanie V. Dawson, Coll. of William and Mary

4. “Sexual Violence and Ghostly Justice in ‘The Lady’s Maid’s Bell’ and ‘Kerfol,'” Paul Joseph Ohler, Kwantlen Polytechnic Univ.