Wednesday, 29 December
461. The Nineties and the Decadents
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Marjorie Howes, Boston Coll.
1. “The Picture That Failed; or, The Light of Dorian Gray,” David Faulkner, State Univ. of New York, Cortland
2. “Out of Stays: Kate Chopin and American Local Fiction in the 1890s,” Bradley W. Evans, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “Decadence, Cosmopolitanism, and Globalization,” Regenia Gagnier, Univ. of Exeter