Thursday, 30 December
737. Dickens and Accounting: Numbers, Realism, and the Keeping of the Books
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Dickens Society
Presiding: Janice Carlisle, Yale Univ.
1. “The Books of Love: Dickens and Matrimonial Accounting,” Thad Logan, Rice Univ.
2. “A Comprehensive Etcetera: How to Count People in Dickens,” Hilary Schor, Univ. of Southern California
3. “Minute and Intricate Calculations: Dickens’s Ages of Consent,” Helena Michie, Rice Univ.