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CFP: English and Scottish Theatre 1940-2002 (8/1/03; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Saturday, December 14, 2002 - 9:07pm
Kerlmoore_at_aol.com

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of the British Theatre
from Kerry Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is planning the publication of the Encyclopedia of Modern Drama,
edited by Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar College. This
four-volume set will offer a total of one million words on a variety of
topics ranging from Ibsen to the present, and the target audience consists
of college students, high school students and general readers. Following
is an elaboration from the general editors:

CFP: Metonymy (8/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:46pm
John V. Knapp

Call for papers for special issue of Style on metonymy (Volume 38, number
2, 2004)

Guest editor Gerard Steen of a special issue of Style on metonymy invites
contributions from practitioners of stylistics, linguistics, discourse
analysis, poetics, psychology, and rhetoric on the role of metonymy in
style, language, text, discourse, and thought, literary or non-literary.

CFP: Textualizing Orature and Orality (8/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
Kevin Flynn

Essays on Canadian Writing invites submissions of manuscripts for a =
special issue on textualizing orature and orality--the transformation of =
spoken, chanted, or sung vocalizations into printed or virtual text--and =
the ethical, political, aesthetic, and pedagogical issues raised by such =
textualizations. Some topics that might be addressed include:

  a.. textualized orature: works composed and passed on orally until =
transcribed or otherwise mediated (e.g. the work of anthropologists such =
as Marius Barbeau and Wendy Wickwire or poets like Robert Bringhurst);

CFP: Menckeniana: H. L. Mencken (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
S.L. Harrison

Menckeniana, a refereed scholarly quarterly, invites papers up to 25
pages in length that discuss the literary criticism of author, editor
and scholar H.L. Mencken during his tenure as editor of the Smart Set
and/or the American Mercury. Possible topics could include Mencken's
influence on other journals in the U.S. and abroad; his criteria for
judging a literary work; his attitude toward poetry. Examinations of
Mencken's professional relationships or correspondence with other
writers and editors are also welcome. Very brief papers (3-5 pages)
may succinctly present some item of scholarly significance of
interest to Mencken scholars that does not lend itself to treatment

CFP: American Popular Culture, 1900-present (3/15/03; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
editor_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture
(1900-present) announces its call for papers and commentary for its
newsletter (an informal forum for American popular culture enthusiasts),
its main site (containing op-ed style articles), and its peer-reviewed
e-journal Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present).

CFP: Altitude: Australian Studies (e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:47pm
altitude_at_api-network.com

Call for papers/editors

ALTITUDE
altitude_at_api-network.com

Introducing Altitude, a new e-journal. The ambition of the Altitude
project is to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary and international
context, in the field of Australian Studies. As part of the API Network it
is committed to the ideal of democratising knowledges, concerned with
enabling and provoking vibrant and exploratory textual conversations
amongst new and emerging critical and scholarly writing.

CFP: The Work of Art, Literature 1914-1945 (10/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:27pm
Kristin Bluemel

*Precursors and Aftermaths: Literature in English 1914-1945*
Special Issue on "The Work of Art"
The editors of the journal *Precursors and Aftermaths: Literature in =
English 1914-1945* would like to announce a call for papers for a =
special issue: Volume 3, Number 1 on "The Work of Art in the Space =
Between." Deadline for submissions to the special issue is October 1, =
2003.

CFP: E-xplorations: interdisciplinary (e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:27pm
Lisa Splittgerber

We are announcing a new interdisciplinary e-journal, E-xplorations, to =
provide a forum for articles that explore the connections between =
literature, languages and other disciplines. We are calling for =
comparative studies of national literatures, diverse media, theoretical =
approaches, periods and genres. The inaugural issue is slated to appear =
in Fall 2003 and will be devoted to the Intersection of Art and =
Literature. Papers may include but are not limited to studies on the =
intersections of film, music, painting, illustrations, texts and images =
from popular culture.

The due date for submissions is May 1, 2003.

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