CFP: The Many Masks of Louisa May Alcott (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

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Call for Papers


"The Many Masks of Louisa May Alcott"


39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 10-13, 2008

Buffalo, New York


How do we reconcile the Louisa May Alcott who wrote domestic fiction =
with the A. M. Barnard who wrote sensationalism? Are they contradictory =
personae or are they reconcilable? How dissimilar are the themes, =
content, and characters in Alcott's domestic versus sensation fiction, =
and how irreconcilable are the paradoxes? What social, psychological, =
and economic undercurrents influenced this literary life, and who was =
the woman behind the many masks? Papers may address either Alcott's =
domestic or sensation fiction, or draw connections between them. Please =
email abstracts of 250-500 words to Grace Wetzel at =


Deadline: September 15, 2007


Please include with your abstract:=20


Name and Affiliation=20

Email address=20

Postal address=20

Telephone number

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The complete Call for Papers for the 2008 Convention will be posted in =
June: =20

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA =
panel; however panelists can only present one paper. Convention =
participants may present at a paper session panel and also present at a =
creative session or participate in a roundtable.

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