Chapter Call International Collection: Early Modern Literature in English and Identity

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Lorna Fitzsimmons
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Chapter proposals for an international collection on early modern literature in English and identity. Topics under consideration include domesticity, motherhood, individuation, porosity, social identity, national identity, colonialism, witchcraft, alchemy, magic, legality, ethnicity, gender, literacy, translation, landscape, natural philosophy, cityscape, religious identity, technology, citizenship, & regional identity. Interdisciplinary approaches of particular interest, including cognitive, ecological, & non-Newtonian. Chapters of 7000-8000 words will be due by March 1, 2012. For consideration, send a 600-word proposal by February 15, 2011 to Prof. Fitzsimmons

L. Fitzsimmons is a British scholar presently serving as Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Humanities Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills, in Los Angeles. Her publications include Faustus Transformed: From Marlowe to Artificial Intelligence (forthcoming), International Faust Studies: Adaptation, Reception, Translation [Reviews: "An outstanding contribution to our understanding of how and why the myth of Faustus has evolved over many centuries and adapted itself to the temper of successive cultures." Osman Durrani, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent at Canterbury. "The volume as a whole is well put together and supplied with an excellent index. This collection of essays is a refreshing and valuable contribution to Faust studies." Goethe Year Book, Thomas L. Cooksey, Armstrong Atlantic State University], and Lives of Faust: The Faust Theme in Literature and Music.