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CFP: American Short-Story Writers since World War II (immediate; collection)

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Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:47am
LEERE_at_oneonta.edu

Call for Papers

Dictionary of Literary Biography

American Short-Story Writers since 1945 (fifth series)

The DLB (Dictionary of Literary Biography) is primarily geared towards
undergraduate-level research, and is found in libraries throughout the
US. Although the ostensible target audience is the undergraduate
student, essays also need to contextualize authors and literary topics
in terms appropriate to higher-level scholars as well. This edition (the
fifth in the series and the second by these co-editors) needs scholars
willing to compose 5000-6000 word essays on any of the following
authors:

CFP: Voices of America: Interviews with Contemporary American Writers (6/30/03; collection)

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Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:34am
Antonia Dominguez Miguela

VOICES OF AMERICA:=20
INTERVIEWS WITH AMERICAN WRITERS
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Interviews are invited for the volume Voices of America. This volume
tries to gather different interviews with contemporary American writers
(from North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America)
who present in their works commentaries on the social and political
systems in America, on the varied ethnic, racial, cultural and
linguistic heritage of American people and whose literary productions
have been published in the last twenty years.=20
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Proposals of interviews dealing with the craft of writing, new stylistic
trends and the role of the writer in contemporary society will be

UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (8/15/03; journal issue)

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Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:22am
The Philip Roth Society

UPDATE (deadline)
Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004, vol. 23), I am seeking critical essays devoted to
Philip Roth's recent exploration of American life in the last half of
the 20th-century. This "American Trilogy" includes the novels _American
Pastoral_, _I Married a Communist_, and _The Human Stain_. Consideration
may also be given to essays focusing on his other later works, such as
_Sabbath's Theatre_ and _The Dying Animal_, but ONLY as they relate to
Roth's recent socio-historical articulation of American identity. Topics
for consideration might include:

CFP: Reconstructing/Redefining the Americas (10/3/03; journal issue)

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Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:15am
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call For Papers
Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Editors seek additional essays for an issue on Re-Defining/Re-Constructing
the Americas

Deadline: 3rd October 2003 (for completed essays)
If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu <mailto:phoebe_at_oneonta.edu>

Topics include but are not limited to:
-Gender / Sexuality / Identity
-Comparative cultural/historical/political analysis
-English-language “representations” of literatures and cultures of the
Americas

The editors are open to considering a wide variety of essays from
cross-disciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

CFP: Women and the American Short Story (6/20/03; journal issue)

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Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:04am
Ellen Scheible

CFP: _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_
Deadline: June 20, 2003

A special issue: Women and the American Short Story

 _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ is currently accepting
 manuscripts for publication concerning the topic of women and the
American short story. Women's Studies provides a forum for the
 presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of
 literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
 anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book
 reviews.

CFP: American Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950 (3/1/04; collection)

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Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:39am
F. Brett Cox

I am seeking contributors for _20th Century American Science Fiction
and Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950_, the first volume of a
revision/expansion of the previous _Dictionary of Literary Biography_
volumes on the topic. The following entries are available:

Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Bloch
Nelson S. Bond
James Branch Cabell
Hugh B. Cave
Robert W. Chambers
August Derleth
Ralph Milne Farley
Charles G. Finney
L. Ron Hubbard
Carl Jacobi
David H. Keller
Frank Belnap Long
Robert A.W. Lowndes
A. Merritt
John Meyers Meyers
Fletcher Pratt
E. Hoffman Price
Ross Rocklynne
Thorne Smith
Donald Wandrei
Manly Wade Wellman
Philip Wylie

CFP: Americana: the Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (10/15/03; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 2:13am
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) invites
submissions for the fall 2003 edition of its peer reviewed e-journal.

Please see the call for papers link at
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm
for the guidelines and more information.

Submissions and queries to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

Deadline 15 October 2003.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.

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