CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline - Critical Essays (9/15/05; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren C. Allan-Vail
contact email: 
lcav@stanford.edu

We are seeking previously unpublished critical essays for Mantis 5, under
the broad theme of "Poetry and Discipline."

Mantis is a journal of contemporary poetry, poetry translation and poetry
criticism. A forum for writers coming from a broad spectrum of intellectual
and aesthetic positions, Mantis is dedicated to publishing new work that
interrogates the relationships among critical writing, creative writing, and
translation.

Mantis is edited by a collective of poets, translators, and scholars at
Stanford University. The journal appears in numbered issues, each focused on
a particular theme. Mantis 1: Poetry and Community debuted in December 2000;
Mantis 2: Poetry and Translation appeared in January 2002; Mantis 3: Poetry
and Performance in January 2003; and Mantis 4: Poetry and Politics in March
2005.

Potential topics for critical submissions to Mantis 5 include, but are not
limited to:

rhetoric
illegitimacy
patronage
deadline
spontaneity
procedure/practice
institution
trans-
rubrics
intuition
anarchy
meditation
meter
schools
punish
protest
ethics
solicit
sublime
commitment
belles lettres

Send 200-300 word abstracts by September 15, 2005 to:

mantis_dlcl_at_stanford.edu

or:

Mantis
Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages
Pigott Hall, Bldg 260
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

For more information on Mantis, see our website at
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/DLCL/mantis/index.html

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cfp categories: 
poetry