CFP: Companion to 19th C. British Poetry (no dealine; book)
The editors of the Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (AVSJ) are
soliciting reviews of the following books, for a forthcoming issue of the
journal to be published in December 2003.
The Australasian Victorian Studies Journal is published in December each
year by the Australasian Victorian Studies Association whose
inter-disciplinary nature it reflects: articles from disciplines as diverse
as archeology, architecture,art, economics, history, landscape gardening,
literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, science, sociology,
spiritualism, town planning and theatre are likely to appear in its pages.
The journal is refereed and each issue is normally devoted to a theme.
MARY AUGUSTA WARD: A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays centring upon
the life and work of Mary Augusta Ward (Mrs Humphry Ward) [1851-1920]. The
essays should be in the region of 4000-6000 words, and may treat of any
aspect Ward’s career, but the special emphasis will be upon Ward’s fiction.
Some topics for consideration may include (but are not limited to) the
**Apologies for X-posting**
Please forward this message as necessary:
The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and
copy for the September 2003 issue on the following subjects:
- Book/journal announcements
- Brief reviews of past conferences/exhibits
- Grant/scholarship/fellowship opportunities and awards
- Requests for information
- News/information of interest to Victorianists (upcoming exhibits or
conferences, new websites, etc.)
*Canadian Journal of Irish Studies*
Special Issue: Reconsidering the Nineteenth Century
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
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
Age, aging; childhood
The past; Excavating the past
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
Historical influences on James
James as historical influence
James family legacies
Fin de Siècle Seminar: Call for Papers
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:
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.