CFP: Folklore in Literature (5/15/05 & 8/30/05; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Gholson, M Rachel
contact email: 
mrg464f@smsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Folklore in the Writings of American Authors

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            Recent texts focusing on folklore in literature have
highlighted classic literature. Defining literature broadly, Folklore in
the Writings of American Authors exists to offer discussion of folklore
in the `popular' writing genres: science fiction, detective fiction,
popular novels, short stories, children's literature, and horror.=20

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            Submissions for the text Folklore in the Writings of
American Authors should be 10-20 pages in length and follow current MLA
style guidelines. Original research in any area of folklore in American
literature is welcome. Research focusing on folklore in the genres of
children's literature, science fiction, horror, and detective fiction is
encouraged. Additionally, research highlighting themes, such as
authenticity, in the work of women, ethnic, or regional authors is
encouraged. Submissions closely adhering to previous requirements and
focusing on folklore in theatre, and film may be considered.=20

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Proposal submissions should be postmarked no later than May 15, 2005.

Proposal submissions should contain the following items:

- Short Abstract of 150-250 words

- Outline of proposed paper

- 2 page curricula vitae

- contact information

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Paper submissions should be postmarked no later than August 30, 2005.

Paper submissions should include:

- a chapter length submission in MLA format

- 2 page curricula vitae

- contact information

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Send Proposals to:Dr.Rachel Gholson, Department of
English,SouthwestMissouriStateUniversity, 901=20

   South National, Springfield, Missouri 65804

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or

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E-mail RTF files to:mrg464f_at_smsu.edu

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