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CFP: Outer Banks Writers/Literature (10/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2004 - 2:50pm
Bauer, Margaret

Call for Submissions for the 2005 issue of the NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY =
REVIEW

We still have plenty of room in our 2005 issue special feature section =
on
Writers and Literature of the Outer Banks.

Send a proposal for an article or interview IMMEDIATELY (and no later =
than October 15) to the editor (you can also send a relevant =
dissertation chapter or conference paper that might be revised into an =
article):

Margaret Bauer, Editor (bauerm_at_mail.ecu.edu)
NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW
Department of English
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
(252) 328-1537

CFP: Steinbeck and His Contemporaries (9/1/05; 3/22/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2004 - 6:17pm
George, Stephen

Call for Papers: "Steinbeck and His Contemporaries" Conference, 22-25
March 2006, Sun Valley, Idaho. The New Steinbeck Society of America
invites literary scholars in general-and Western American literature
critics in particular-to offer a critical view on John Steinbeck in
relation to any of his contemporaries-Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald,
Cather, Anderson, Wright, Dos Passos, Miller, Hurston, Pound, Hughes,
Lewis, and others. Comparative studies are also invited on select
authors who have had a direct literary influence on Steinbeck-Twain,
Mallory, Shakespeare-as well as on contemporary and fellow western
writers who share common thematic and stylistic elements-Terry Tempest

CFP: Fictionalizing Language Contact in Henry James (10/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 - 11:40pm
Gert Buelens

In James's epistolary short story "A Bundle of Letters" the German and the
French characters write their letters in English just like the native
speakers of English. Essays are invited that address this striking lack of
linguistic mimetism (with subtle forms of compensation), as well as
questions such as:
. what is the language used "in reality" by the various American,
Italian, Parisian... characters in James's fictional worlds and how is their
communication reported textually (e.g. direct discourse in English or in
another language, with or without traces of linguistic interference
[code-blending, code-switching], or indirect discourse, translated or not,

CFP: Biographies of American Dramatists (no deadline; e-collections)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - 7:05pm
Wendy Slagle

Call for Content:

Alexander Street Press is seeking brief biographies of American Dramatists
in exchange for publishing credits. Bios need to be 500-800 words and will
be included in scholarly collections for electronic publication. Interested
parties should contact Wendi Slagle at wslagle_at_astreetpress.com with the
subject of the email as BIOGRAPHIES.

Wendi Slagle
Editor
Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 305-489-3702
wslagle_at_Astreetpress.com

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature (11/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 6:01pm
Emmanuel nelson

Encyclopedia of Ethnic
American Literature
Editor
Emmanuel S. Nelson
Department of English
SUNY-Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: 607-753-2078
Fax: 607-753-5978
E-mail: emmanueln_at_hotmail.com
nelsone_at_cortland.edu Advisory Board
Ken Cerniglia (Cornish College
   of the Arts)
Thomas Gladsky (SW Missouri Univ)
Guiyou Huang (Kutztown University)
Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Paul Lauter (Trinity College)
Ann Shapiro (SUNY-Farmingdale)
Roberta Fernanadez (Univ of Georgia)
Loretta Woodard (Marygrove College)

CFP: DLB: American Nature Writers before 1900 (11/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2004 - 6:39pm
Patterson, Jerry Danny

DLB: American Nature Writers before 1900: Prose, editor Daniel Patterson
 
This volume of the DLB is expanding and replacements for lost contributors are being recruited.
 
DLB-style articles of approximately 4,000 words are needed for the following authors by November 15, 2004:
 
Lucy Isabella Bird (1831-1904)
William Byrd (1764-1744)
Neltje Blanchan Doubleday (1865-1918)
John Lawson (died 1711)
Graceanna Lewis (1821-1912)
Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps (1793-1884)
Mary Townsend (sister of John Kirk Townsend)
Louis Hennepin (1640-1701)
Francis Higginson (1586-1630)
Peter Kalm (1716-79)
 

CFP: An Encyclopedia of African American Literature (8/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 4:36pm
DAVID MACEY

The editors of *An Encyclopedia of African American Literature,* currently
nearing completion, seek contributors to write short entries on
approximately seventy as-yet unassigned topics. A list of unassigned
entries is available online at

http://www.ups.edu/faculty/ostrom/New_Folder/Unassigned%20Entries.html

Individuals interested in contributing to the *Encyclopedia* should contact
David Macey (jdavidmacey_at_msn.com) or Hans Ostrom (ostrom_at_ups.edu) no later
than August 1, 2004.

CFP: Approaches to Teaching Poe (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 1:07pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature
APPROACHES TO TEACHING POE'S PROSE AND POETRY
Eds. Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock and Anthony Magistrale

The editors of the MLA Approaches to Teaching Poe's Prose and Poetry seek
1-2 page proposals for possible inclusions. Possible topics include, but
are not limited to:

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