Friday, 30 December
708. French Ways and Their Meaning: Consuming, Collecting, and French Identity in Edith Wharton
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott
Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society
Presiding: Donna M. Campbell, Washington State Univ., Pullman
1. “Comparative Atavisms,” Francesca Josephine Sawaya, Univ. of Oklahoma
2. “Wharton and La Bruyère: French Admonitions on American Collecting Practices,” Coby Dowdell, Univ. of Toronto
3. “Edith Wharton’s ‘Happy Ending’: Living and Dying in France,” Celeste Wiggins, Ursuline Coll.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.edithwhartonsociety.org.