Mary McCarthy Society panel at American Literature Association Convention, May 23-26, 2019

Mary, Quite Contrary: Friends, Foes, and Followers of Mary McCarthy

Organized by the Mary McCarthy Society

Chair: Sabrina Fuchs Abrams, State University of New York, Empire State College

  1. “’Ladies and gents, ladies and gents’ –Mary McCarthy, Elizabeth Bishop and female autobiographies in American postwar literature,” Marcel Inhoff, Bonn University (Germany)
  2. “Hanging by a Thread: the curious friendship of Mary McCarthy and NathalieSarraute,” Sophia Wilson Niehaus, Executor, Mary McCarthy Literary Trust
  1. “Drag as a Conceit for Free Speech and an Avatar for Postmodernism: ‘Uselessness’ as an Exchange Value in Mary McCarthy’s Thought,” Maureen Curtin, SUNY-Oswego

For more information or to register, visit



This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.