Franz Kafka: A Century Later

deadline for submissions: 
January 10, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 

 

Franz Kafka: A Century Later

deadline for submissions: 

January 10, 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Michael D. Sollars / Texas Southern University

contact email: 

michael.sollars@tsu.edu

Franz Kafka: A Century Later

World Literary Review: Call for Papers

Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2019 

Deadline for mss submissions: January 10, 2020

contact email: Michael.sollars@tsu.edu

The World Literary Review has launched a series of publications entitled A Century Later.

Authors and artists invited to submit works on Franz Kafka: A Century Later to the World Literary Review for publication in March 2020. This collection of articles will examine various perspectives regarding the inimitable Kafka as weighed from the 21st century perspective. Critical questions include: What is Kafka’s relevance today in literature, art, literary criticism, philosophy, politics, social context, and other areas? Topics include, but not limited to, the following:

Teaching Franz Kafka at all academic levels,

The Kafkaesque,

Metamorphosis as metaphor,

The “Door” metaphor, 

 

Kafka and the legal profession,

Kafka’s novels as insights to current social confrontations,

Modernism/Neo-modernism,

Max Brod and the ethical line, editorship,

Kafka as illuminating contemporary human identity, 

Representation in today’s anthologies and classrooms,

Literary criticism and philosophy,

Aesthetics,

Parables,

Influence on fellow and later writers and artists,

Cartoon images.

The World Literary Review is a peer-reviewed e-journal. The editors seek to publish the highest in quality research papers that contribute genuine knowledge and research to the fields of literature, art and cultural studies. All submitted articles must be original and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. WLR reviews papers within one month of submission. Abstracts should be limited to 300 words. Follow MLA style. Include your biographical sketch or CV.

WLR’s publication series A Century Later also includes separate forthcoming collections on James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, HD, Gertrude Stein, Harlem Renaissance, Joseph Conrad, James Baldwin, George Bernard Shaw, Franz Kafka, D. H. Lawrence, Marcel Proust, Eugene O’Neill, High Modernism, and others. Please send your inquiry of interest to Michael D. Sollars, General Editor, Michael.sollars@tsu.edu