CFP: [American] Edith Wharton and the Culture of Celebrity

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Meredith Goldsmith
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CFP, American Literature Association, May 2008: Wharton and the Culture of
Celebrity. Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society

Edith Wharton’s treatment of literary, musical, and theatrical celebrity;
fans, obsessive and otherwise; the meanings of stardom and fame in
Wharton’s fiction; being in and out of the spotlight. All approaches
welcome, but papers on Wharton’s less-canonical works would be especially
appreciated. Please send 1-page abstracts and brief c.v.’s to Meredith
Goldsmith ( by January 15, 2008.

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