UPDATE: Assessing James Purdy (11/1/03 & 3/1/04; collection)
The ASSESSING JAMES PURDY Conference will take place October 25, 2003 in
Bartlett Hall of the university of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. All Purdy
enthusiasts are cordially invited, as are all fans of the best late twentieth
century fiction. There will be no registration fee.
Essays are also solicited for the volume of essays that will follow up
the conference. The editor seeks essays on all aspects of Purdy's work, but is
especially interested in essays on the later stories, the plays and the poetry.
Send proposals for essays to Prof. Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Department of
English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 or by email to: <
The deadline for proposals is November 1, 2003, with completed essays due
on March 1, 2004.
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or write Erika Lin: elin_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Fri Aug 29 2003 - 11:10:59 EDT