CFP: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers (7/31/06; collection)

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Guygirl1_at_aol.com
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Editor seeks a few more essays for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers, edited by
Joyce Harte.
 
At the invitation of Cambridge Scholars Press, I am submitting for
publication a book of critical scholarly essays on the topic of loss and mourning in
the writings of Caribbean women writers. Most of the essays for the book
derive from papers given at a conference of the North East Modern Language
Association in March 2006.
 
The consideration of loss and mourning in Caribbean women's writing is an
exciting new discourse emerging fefore us and, while there is a considerable
body of literature detailing loss and mourning in the works of women writers of
Western cultures, little has been written about this trope in the works of
women writers of the Caribbean. This book-length collection of scholarly essays
will place the work of Caribbean women writers firmly within this literary
discourse.
 
Please submit abstracts (400-500 words) as soon as possible and not later
than July 31, 2006. Acceptances will be made by August 30. Accepted papers of
approximately 15-20 pages will be due October 31, 2006.
 
Inquiries and abstracts can be sent in the body of email to Joyce Harte
(_joyce_harte_at_yahoo.com_ (mailto:joyce_harte_at_yahoo.com) ).
 
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