CFP: [American] Representing mills and millworkers in New England literature

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand
contact email: 
clermontm@easternct.edu

How do such American literary works, such as Herman Melville's short
story, “The Tartarus of Maids,” portray mills and millworkers in
Industrial-era New England? How do authors, such as Melville and Louisa
May Alcott, incorporate these images of Industrialization into their
fiction? What themes are expressed through such industry-based
literature? Connecticut Review is looking for academic essays addressing
the representation of mills and millworkers in New England literature.
Your work should be 2,000 to 4,000 words. Submit work to:
clermontm_at_easternct.edu in hypertext form or send 2 hard copies to:
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, Senior Editor
Connecticut Review
CSU System Office
39 Woodland Street
Hartford CT 06105-2337

Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 under
the auspices of the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State
University. Connecticut Review invites submission of poetry, literary
plays, short fiction, translations, creative nonfiction, essays,
interviews, and academic articles of general interest.

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Received on Sun Oct 19 2008 - 18:48:51 EDT

cfp categories: 
american