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Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Nowell Marshall
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

(Proposed special session for the 2017 NASSR conference)

Since the mid-1990s, a number of studies have not only extended the years that “Romanticism” encompasses as a literary and cultural period but also suggested that classic gothic literature (1764-1824) holds a significant place within Romantic studies. Thanks to presses like Broadview and Valancourt, a host of classic gothic novels by Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, Regina Maria Roche, Charlotte Dacre, Percy Shelley, and others that were once out of print and available only in special collections are now easily accessible.

Teaching Irish Romanticism

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Teaching Romanticism--Romantic Textualities
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In her 2014 A Cultural History of the Irish Novel, 1790-1829, Claire Connolly declares that a major aim is, and must be, ‘to restore seriousness and nuance to our understanding of the Irish fiction of the romantic period’, which her criticism seeks to achieve by ‘refus[ing] or at least redirect[ing] readings that treat the novels as so many failed efforts to contain the hectic world of early nineteenth-century Ireland’ (Connolly 1).

MUSIC PUBLISHING AND COMPOSERS: 1750-1850

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:17pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto
24-26 November 2017

 

Call for Papers

Collection on pirates

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:39pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Pirates: Lifting the Jolly Roger in History and Popular Culture

Edited by Antonio Sanna

Call for Essays: Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women Travelers

updated: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 9:35am
Misty Krueger / University of Maine at Farmington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Call for Essays: “Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women Travelers”

 

Editor: Misty Krueger, Ph.D.  

 

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Illustration, volume I

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Literary Illustration, Volume I: Approaches
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Call for proposals

 

[With apologies for cross-posting.]

 

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Literary Illustration

Volume I: Approaches

Edited by Leigh G. Dillard and Christina Ionescu

 

Anticipatory Materialisms [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:24am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Anticipatory Materialisms Conference  

Lancaster University 24th March 2017

 

Keynote Speaker

Eileen John, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

  

'So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery' (Hamlet II.ii.295). 

Austen and Deleuze

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death. Austen has become one of the most discussed and beloved literary figures; indeed, her status as one of our most beloved literary figures has often influenced the ways in which her life and works are discussed within critical circles. Eve Sedgwick famously announced that Austen criticism is "notable not just for its timidity and banality but for its unresting exaction of the spectacle of a Girl Being Taught a Lesson." This special issue of Rhizomes invites critical articles and creative works that dismiss both this legacy of timidity and the tendency to exact pedagogical spectacles through scholarship.

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