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>From Robert Zemeckisâ€™s recasting of Grendel's mother in his recent
adaptation of Beowulf to Jane Smileyâ€™s re-imagining of King Lears's
Goneril and Regan in A Thousand Acres to Jean Rhysâ€™s reconsideration of
Charlotte BrontÃ«â€™s Bertha Mason in Wide Sargasso Sea, authors have re-
envisioned previously created female characters. This panel seeks papers
that address such adaptations or rewritings of women, from medieval to
contemporary literature and film. Please send 200-word abstracts by
April 15 to Laura.Vorachek_at_notes.udayton.edu.
The 50th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held Nov. 13-16, 2008, at the
Marriott Minneapolis City Center Hotel in Minneapolis, MN. Please see
www.uiowa.edu/~mmla for more details.
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