CFP: Edith Wharton Panels at MLA 2006 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna Campbell
contact email: 

Call for Papers

The Edith Wharton Society, an allied organization of the MLA, will sponsor
two panels at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

1. Nation, Race, and Citizenship in Edith Wharton's Works. Issues addressed
might include but are not limited to cosmopolitanism; biological, political,
and anthropological constructions of citizenship, race, and nation; exile
and conceptions of "home"; national and transnational identities; and
related topics. Proposals on Wharton's fiction, travel literature,
autobiographical writings, poetry, and work during World War I are welcome.

Please send 1-2 page abstracts (500 words) by March 15 to Donna Campbell
(Department of English, Washington State University) at;
no attachments, please.

2. Narcissism in Edith Wharton's Works. Please send 1-2 page abstracts (500
words) by March 15 to Margaret Murray (Department of English, Western
Connecticut State University) at

Wharton Society web site:

Donna Campbell
Associate Professor of English
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-5020

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