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CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists (1/15/04; collection)

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Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:55am
Courtney, Angela

I am currently seeking contributors for a new volume in the Dictionary
of Literary Biography series. This volume will be the first one in the
series to focus on Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists.

The assignments vary in length from 5,000-12,000 words, but should all
combine a bio-bibliographical narrative with a critical assessment of
the author's works.

If you are unfamiliar with DLB format, see http://www.bcl-manly.com for
a sample entry and style guidelines, or consult your library reference
section for examples of previous volumes in the series.

Authors of published entries receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume.

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

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Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:28pm
Service Account hjamesr

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
History
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

CFP: English, Scottish, Welsh Theatre 1860-1940 (9/1/03; encyclopedia)

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Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Kerry Moore

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: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal)

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Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease, Department of English, John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019. Inquiries may be directed
to apease_at_jjay.cuny.edu or mjerinic_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal: Victorian Identities (5/31/03; journal issue)

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Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 5:30am
Elizabeth Hale

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

'Victorian Identities': AVSJ (Australasian Victorian Studies
Journal) Volume 9 for 2003

The AVSJ is an annual interdisciplinary journal. We are now calling
for articles on the theme of 'Victorian Identities' for consideration
by our referees for publication in AVSJ Volume 9 2003. Topics might
include:

CFP: Popular Cultures/Cultures of the Popular: 1870-1945 (UK) (9/1/03; various)

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Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 6:04pm
Liam Connell

Popular Cultures/Cultures of the Popular: 1870-1945
 From the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century critical
judgements about popular culture remained extremely diverse; theorists both
celebrated the emergence and preservation of popular cultural forms and
lamented the rise of new market-driven cultural commodities. Perhaps
because of such diversity, there are areas in which a thorough assessment
of the relationships within and between these positions remains to be
done. Popular culture was itself extremely diverse and developments in
critical studies have helped to produce a more detailed picture of the
forms that popular culture took at that time. Recent work in nineteenth

CFP: Scribbling Women: The Form of the Short Story, 1850-present (3/1/03; collection)

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Monday, January 27, 2003 - 9:49pm
Ellen Harrington

The Society for the Study of the Short Story is currently accepting
submissions for a collection, SCRIBBLING WOMEN: THE FORM OF THE SHORT
STORY, focusing on women writers of the short story in Britain and
America from 1850 to the present. Submissions should address genre as
well as historical context. New approaches and lesser-known subjects
are welcome.

Submissions should be no more than 5000 words and should follow the MLA
Style Sheet. Please submit essays in an MS Word-format attachment to
The Society for the Study of the Short Story at s4mail_at_aol.com by March
1, 2003.

CFP: Victorian "Freaks" (5/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2002 - 4:30pm
Marlene Tromp

CFP

Victorian "Freaks"
A Collection of Essays

The Nineteenth-Century is noted for its strict notions of the normative and its
anxieties about difference. "Freaks" and various kinds of freak shows
proliferated in this climate. Not only is freakishness associated with what
seems odd or fanciful, but also with a "turn of the mind," rebellion, or
critique. This collection aims to explore various disruptions caused by or
creating "freakishness" as it relates to social issues and social change.

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