EWS Member Irene Goldman-Price to Speak at The Mount
ART AND STORY IN EDITH WHARTON’S POETRY
Thursday, April 14, 4:00 pm
Wharton scholar Dr. Irene Goldman-Price will give an illustrated talk on Wharton’s poetry (half of which remains unpublished) and the art that moved her.
Edith Wharton wrote approximately two hundred poems in her lifetime, nearly half of which remain unpublished. She was also a connoisseur of fine art and found poetic inspiration in paintings, sculpture, and architecture. Join us on Thursday, April 14th, when scholar Dr. Irene Goldman-Price will give an illustrated talk on Wharton’s poetry and the art that moved her.
Dr. Irene Goldman-Price earned a PhD in English at Boston University and spent much of her career teaching English and Women’s Studies at Ball State University. She is the editor of My Dear Governess: The Letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann (Yale UP 2012) and is currently preparing an edition of Wharton’s poetry as part of the Complete Works of Edith Wharton for Oxford University Press. She serves on the editorial board of the Edith Wharton Review and as a trustee at The Mount.