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CFP: Kritikos: Postmodern Cultural Sound, Text and Image (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2004 - 11:39pm
Nicholas Ruiz

Kritikos: an international and interdisciplinary journal of postmodern
cultural sound, text and image,
http://garnet.acns.fsu.edu/~nr03/
is currently accepting submissions for publication in 2004.

The purpose of the journal is to publish work that materializes
theoretical renderings of, and practical approaches to culture. In
particular, Kritikos seeks to publish work that is focused upon the
currency of the postmodern period.

Kritikos publishes material continuously; please allow 1-3 months for
review. Articles should be submitted in MSWord format and be between 3-5K
words in length; book reviews should be between 500-1000 words.

CFP: The Catcher in the Rye (8/31/04 & 2/28/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, July 12, 2004 - 1:26am
Graham, Dr S.H.

In preparation and under contract: a guide to J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, part of the new series, Guides to Twentieth Century Literature (Routledge).

The editor seeks short essays (4,000 words) on the novel which will open up new ways in which the text can be understood.

Possible topics include:
masculinity
sexuality
class
race/whiteness
trauma
nostalgia
family/sibling relationships
war (WW2 or Korea)
the USA and adolescence

or a reading of the novel in light of:
psychoanalysis
queer studies
feminism

CFP: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama: Canadian Drama (8/31/04; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Monday, July 12, 2004 - 1:26am
Kerry Moore

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing 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: Claude McKay Critical Reader (9/15/04 & 1/7/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 3:58am
Dennis Chester

A Claude McKay Critical Reader

While a major figure in the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, Claude
McKay continues to be frequently marginalized - and misunderstood - in
discussions of the era. In an effort to further develop the critical
understanding of this intriguing early twentieth-century author, we are
looking for essays that address any aspect of McKay's work to include in
a forthcoming critical reader. Topics on McKay may include, but are not
limited to:

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama: England, Scotland, Wales, 1940-2004 (8/31/04; book)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
Kerry Moore

UPDATE:

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing 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: 20th Century British Gothic and Romance Writers (8/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2004 - 4:02am
Fishburn, Haley F

I am currently seeking contributors for a new volume in the Dictionary of Literary Biography series, 20th Century British Gothic and Romance Writers, to be published by Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc. in 2007.

The entries vary in length from 3,000-12,000 words, but each entry should combine a biographical/bibliographical narrative with a critical assessment of the author's works.

Please send a letter of interest and brief CV (no attachments please) via e-mail to haley.f.fishburn_at_ttu.edu <mailto:haley.f.fishburn_at_ttu.edu> or by post to:
Haley F. Fishburn
Department of English
Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 43091
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama (8/28/04; book)

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2004 - 3:54am
Kerry Moore

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing 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: Robert Frost encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 1:35am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Robert Frost encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume encyclopedia on the
life and works of Robert Frost. The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad
knowledge of Frost's poems, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly
for students in both high school and college. This large project
(250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years. Demonstrated
ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: T. S. Eliot Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2004 - 1:20am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: T.S. Eliot encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume encyclopedia on the
life and works of T.S. Eliot. The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad
knowledge of Eliot's works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly
for students in both high school and college. This large project
(250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years. Demonstrated
ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

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