CFP: [American] Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Green
contact email: 
greenie@uga.edu

Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
Call for Papers

10th Annual Conference
April 19-21, 2008
Springfield and Harrodsburg, Kentucky

The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society, now celebrating its 10th year, is
issuing a call for papers on all aspects of Roberts's work and life.
Papers may deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers, Roberts in
the context of the Southern Renaissance, Roberts viewed from regional and
historical perspectives, Roberts and Modernism, stylistic studies, etc.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
--Roberts in the context of Southern literature
--Roberts and other writers (i.e. Roberts and Faulkner, Roberts and Yeats,
Roberts and James Still, Roberts and Wendell Berry, Roberts and John
Burroughs)
--Roberts and Southern Agrarianism
--Roberts's literary and stylistic influences (i.e. Synge, Hardy, Joyce,
Homer, Hopkins, Beethoven)
--Roberts and nature writing
--Roberts and Modernism
--Roberts and the novel
--Roberts and regionalism
--Roberts and the politics of literary reputation
--Roberts and feminism
--Roberts and Kentucky

Papers should be approximately fifteen minutes long. Please submit title
and brief abstract to Jamie Stamant(stam202_at_tamu.edu). Deadline: January
15, 2008.

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