CFP: Representations of Death in Nineteenth-Century US Writing (4/5/04; essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Frank
contact email:

I am seeking contributions for a volume of critical essays on
representations of death in nineteenth-century US writing. The book is
currently under consideration by Ashgate Press. Essays on the following
topics would be especially welcome:

Representations of death/mourning in postbellum African-American writing or
Native American writing.

Representations of the Civil War in literature and popular culture.
(Suggested topics might include photographic representations of the Civil
War; national mourning and public monuments; the memorialisation of
battle-fields; autobiographical accounts of battle; Civil War fiction and

Please submit abstracts of 300-500 words as soon as possible, and not later
than April 5th 2004.

Lucy Frank

Dr. Lucy Frank
English Department
University of Warwick
Coventry CV5 6GQ

         From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                       Full Information at
          or write Erika Lin:
Received on Tue Mar 09 2004 - 00:16:16 EST

cfp categories: