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CFP: Twentieth-Century British and Anglophone Literature (website)

Friday, April 16, 2004 - 2:43am
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: 20th-Century British and Anglophone Literature

Literature Compass is seeking papers on all topics in the study of twentieth-century British and Anglophone literature.

Literature Compass (, a new online resource from Blackwell Publishing, surveys new trends and developments in literary study. We publish original survey articles on new and important directions in criticism and theory (as well as a range of useful reference resources).

CFP: British Short Story (no deadline noted; edited book)

Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book (due for publication in early
2006) which aims to analyse the genre, covering the early nineteenth
century to the present:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms
Historical events that have influenced short story writers.

CFP: John Steinbeck Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Wednesday, March 10, 2004 - 5:42am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: John Steinbeck Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a contributor to write several articles for a
forthcoming encyclopedia on the life and work of John Steinbeck. The ideal
editor will be a Steinbeck scholar with an ability to write clearly for high
school students. If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by
e-mail, to

CFP: Reconstructing Poststructuralism (ongoing; journal issue)

Friday, March 5, 2004 - 6:40am
M Wolf-Meyer

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348) =
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dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars =
and their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to =
share thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work =
in contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

CFP: The Inklings and Mere Christianity (3/8/04; no conf. dates noted)

Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Goodman, Crystal


How do the Inklings define "mere Christianity"? What essential doctrines
do they share in their Christian community? How do they express these
ideas through imaginative literature, philosophy, and theology? How is
"mere Christianity" applicable to contemporary Christianity?

Thematic papers on the essence of Christianity as developed in the
apologetic, theological, and/or literary works of C.S. Lewis and/or the
Inklings are especially welcome. To be eligible for conference acceptance,
complete papers or 250-word abstracts are due by March 8, 2004 (we have
extended our deadline).

CFP: Punk and Hardcore: Contemporary Approaches (7/1/04; book)

Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 3:10am

Punk and Hardcore: Contemporary Approaches

Edited by:
Emilie Hardman (Department of Sociology, Brandeis University)
Ben Holtzman (Independent Scholar/Documentary Filmmaker)
Alan O'Connor (Cultural Studies Program, Trent University, Canada)

CFP: Contemporary Indian Writing in English (no deadline; book series)

Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 3:10am


                                     Contemporary Indian Writers in English
                        Series Editor: Pramod K. Nayar, The University of
Hyderabad, India

FOUNDATION BOOKS, INDIA, strategic partner of Cambridge University Press in
India, invites book proposals for their new series, Contemporary Indian
Writers in English (CIWE).

CFP: Stirrings Still: Existential Literature (no deadline; journal)

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 3:47am

Call For Papers

“Stirrings Still: The International Journal of Existential Literature”
invites submissions of critical articles on existential literature and
existential themes in postmodern fiction and drama. Articles should be no
more than 30 pages in length and should follow the MLA style sheet.
Stirrings Still also welcomes book reviews on relevant publications.
Submissions and subscription inquiries may be sent to:
Erik Grayson, Editor
Stirrings Still: The International Journal of Existential Literature
Binghamton University
Department of English
Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Or email:

CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no deadline; book)

Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 6:03am
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no dealine; book)
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
> college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
> encyclopedia of 19th and 20th century British drama. This volume will be
> marketed with our Companion to American Drama, to be published this month.
> The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an