the next ESSE congress will take place in Lyon, France from August 31 to September 4. Natalie Braber (Nottingham University) and I would be delighted to read your abstracts (200-250 words), which are due on January 15. Participants will be given notice of acceptance after March 15 for 15 minute-long papers followed by a short Q&A. S59: English Dialects from Page to Stage This seminar examines the construction of diatopic variation on the page and on the stage. The participants are invited to present their work on English dialects in poetry and drama with a special emphasis on rather contemporary productions (from the 1950s to today).
Traditionally attributed to King Solomon and defined by Rabbi Akiva as the “Holy of Holies” among the sacred scriptures (Mishnah Yadayim 3:5), the Song of Songs is one of the most fascinating and controversial Biblical books. Fervently read and carefully explained, celebrated as a key to the supreme mystery of the union between God and men, the Song of Songs, the primary source for the Christian pervasive metaphor of the sacred marriage and eros, was a text crucial not only to the Middle Ages, but also to the Renaissance period. This ambivalent book, which combined a sensual celebration of love with a well-established tradition of allegorical interpretation, held a particular appeal for poets.
Literary Veganism - An Online Journal is seeking submissions of literary essays, creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Though this is a new journal, the editors have experience (Bibliotekos site and anthologies) and are looking for high-quality work. Writings would be by, for, or about vegans. You don't need to be a vegan to submit. Please refer to the submissions tab on the website www.litvegan.net We are hopeful that the journal will act as a conduit to another anthology.
Since 1989, Penumbra has published the artistic and literary talents of students and creatives regionally, nationally, and internationally. As a publication, Penumbra is unique; its student-led staff personally solicits, selects, and edits its content and design.
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The Writefest Scholarship & Lore Track At Writefest, we have always been interested in the dissolution of boundaries: between genre fiction and literary fiction, between emerging writers and established writers, and now, in 2020, between scholars, commercial writers, and readers.
Due to COVID-19, the conference has been POSTPONED. New dates will be updated at a later date.
At the Dusk of Literature?––21st-century North American writing in extremis.
Department of North American Literature & Culture
University of Łódź, Poland
(September 28–30, 2020)
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of “modernism’s lost masterpiece,” Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem. Published by Hogarth Press in the spring of 1920, and typeset by Virginia Woolf herself, this ground-breaking long poem maps the range of continental avant-garde aesthetics of the 1910s even as it both engages and anticipates the mythical methods and epic conventions of James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Eliot.
Reunion: The Dallas Review is currently accepting CNF, Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Translation, and Visual Art submissions for its tenth issue. Submissions close on January 15, 2020, and the tenth issue will be published in Fall 2020.
Submissions link: <a href="https://reunionthedallasreview.submittable.com/submit"> https://reunionthedallasreview.submittable.com/submit </a>
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Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy
Proposed volume of essays, edited by
Pearl Chaozon Bauer (Notre Dame de Namur University)
Erik Gray (Columbia University)