Saturday, 29 December
537. New Wives’ Tales: Reconsidering Arnold Bennett and the Modern at the Centennial of His Masterwork The Old Wives’ Tale
3:30–4:45 p.m., Acapulco, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Robert Lawrence Squillace, New York Univ.
1. “Fine Writing and Illuminated Industry: The Old Wives’ Tale and Late Manuscript Culture,” Kurt M. Koenigsberger, Case Western Reserve Univ.
2. “‘The Vast Foundations of the Savoy’: Hotel Consciousness in The Old Wives’ Tale,” Randi Saloman, Yale Univ.
3. “The Old Wives’ Tale as Masterwork and Metonym,” Robert Lawrence Squillace