CFP: Loved Ones and Loved Once: Lovers in Early English Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
John Peruggia
contact email: 
peruggia@slu.edu

Call for papers: "Loved Ones and Loved Once: Lovers in Early
English Literature."

48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association M/MLA
Standing panel: English I: English Literature Before 1800

November 9-12, 2006

The Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

English literature before 1800 is filled with lovers and
haters. This panel seeks papers that explore the nature of
romantic pairings/groupings and/or the person(s) who
challenge them. Papers may choose to focus on authorial
creation of/judgment on the lover(s) and/or challenger(s),
on the public’s reception of the characters/works, or on
the ways modern readers’ attitudes have shifted in their
assessment of the lover(s). Are we to admire or despise
these early lovers and interlopers? Please send 150-200 word
abstracts by April 15 to John Peruggia, Saint Louis Univ.,
peruggia_at_slu.edu

For more information, visit the M/MLA website at
www.uiowa.edu/~mmla/

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renaissance