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

Friday, May 21, 2004 - 3:54am
full name / name of organization: 
Kerry Moore
contact email: 

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing the publication
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

CFP: Victorian Medievalism (6/1/04; collection)

Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Palmgren
contact email: 

Call for Essays: Victorian Medievalism (6/1/04; collection)

Essays with a focus on Swinburne or Browning or religion are solicited for a
Victorian medievalism collection under contract with Palgrave. Essays
should be appropriate for interdisciplinary undergraduate courses dealing
with Victorian medievalism and should not concern Arthurian or gothic
material. Please send questions and essays to and Completed essays (4000-5000 words) in Chicago
style should be received by June 1.

Jennifer Palmgren
Asst. Prof. of English
Saint Paul's College
115 College Dr.
Lawrenceville, VA 23868

CFP: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (5/31/04; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Hale
contact email: 


  Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (AVSJ) Volume 10 for 2004

The AVSJ is an annual interdisciplinary journal devoted to Victorian
Studies. We are now calling for articles for consideration by our
referees for publication in AVSJ Volume 10 2004.

If you wish to submit a paper please send it to the editors no later
than 31 MAY 2004, keeping the following guidelines in mind.

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

Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Maunder
contact email: 

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: Literature Compass: Victorian Literature (website)

Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: Victorian Literature

Literature Compass is seeking papers on all topics in the study of Victorian 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).

UPDATE: Victorian Studies Bulletin (5/21/04; journal issue)

Monday, March 29, 2004 - 6:27am
full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bright
contact email: 

**Note the deadline change to Friday, May 21**

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The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and copy
for the July 2004 issue on the following subjects:

 - Book/journal announcements
 - Brief reviews of past conferences/exhibits
 - CFP's
 - Grant/scholarship/fellowship opportunities and awards
 - Requests for information
 - News/information of interest to Victorianists (upcoming exhibits or
conferences, etc.)
 - Online resources of interest to Victorianists

CFP: Victorian Review (no deadline; journal)

Friday, March 26, 2004 - 3:12am
full name / name of organization: 
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Announcement and CFP:Victorian Review

The Victorian Review, an inter-disciplinary journal of nineteenth-century
studies, is pleased to announce the publication of its most recent issue.

Articles include:

Mary Ellen Kappler, "Playing 'Theayter': Dramatic Performance in the
Late-Victorian Fictional Slum"

Marty Gould, "Anticipation, Transformation, Accommodation: The Great
Exhibition on the London Stage"

Robert Aguirre, "Exhibiting Degeneracy: The Aztec Children and the Ruins of

Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor, "Who Acts John Bull: Speculating on English
National Character and Modern Morality"

Reviews include

CFP: Anti-Americanism in British Lit. (5/1/04; collection)

Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
full name / name of organization: 
Diana Archibald
contact email: 

Please submit 250-word abstracts and 2-page vitae by May 1, 2004 for
Expressions of interest prior to deadline would be appreciated.

Anti-Americanism in British Literature:
Romantic, Victorian, and Modernist Views of America

CFP: Victorian Review: Literature and Money (5/15/05; journal issue)

Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
full name / name of organization:
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CFP: Literature and Money, Journal Issue (05/15/05).

Victorian Review
(Journal of the Victorian Studies of Western Canada and the Victorian Studies=20
Association of Canada).

Special issue on the topic of Literature and Money.

Guest editor:
Andrew Smith, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.

CFP: Henry James Review: Forum on "Senses of the Past" (3/1/04; journal)

Wednesday, February 18, 2004 - 4:26am
full name / name of organization: 
Service Account hjamesr
contact email: 

Forum on "Senses of the Past"

Submissions are invited for a Fall 2004 Forum on "Senses of the Past."
Contributions may address any aspect of the topic, including:

Spectres, ghosts, graveyards, graves, monuments, memorials, ruins
Relics, fragments, traces
Memory, nostalgia
Repetition, Time-travel
Age, aging; childhood
The past; Excavating the past
Historical events
Fiction as history, fiction vs. history, historical fiction
Theories, uses of history in James
James as an historical figure
History of James criticism
History of James's writings, texts
Literary history
Historical influences on James
James as historical influence
James family legacies

UPDATE: Victorian Studies Bulletin (2/12/04; journal issue)

Sunday, February 8, 2004 - 11:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bright
contact email: 

UPDATE: My computer had a slight meltdown over the weekend and unfortunately
all of my saved email has been irretrievably lost. If you sent information
for submission to the March VSB prior to February 1, please resend your
information (deadline Feb. 12). I'm including the original CFP below.

Thank you!
Rachel Bright
Co-editor, VSB

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The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and copy
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