CFP: Elizabeth Barrett Browning Bi-Centenary Conference (11/1/05; 3/3/06-3/6/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Chapman
contact email: 
A.Chapman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

'This is Living Art':
Elizabeth Barrett Browning in the Twenty-first Century
A Bi-Centenary Celebration

Armstrong Browning Library
Baylor University, Texas
3 March -6 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Sandra Donaldson, Angela Leighton, Marjorie Stone, Herbert
Tucker

2006 is the bicentenary of EBB's birth. To mark this anniversary, the
Armstrong Browning Library will be hosting a major international conference
to re-assess her life and work.

Abstracts for papers will be accepted until 1 November 2005 and should be
sent to:
Dr Alison Chapman, EBB Bi-Centenary Conference Organizer, Department of
English Literature, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
A.Chapman_at_englit.arts.gla.ac.uk
(email submissions preferred)

Further information about the ABL: Stephen_Prickett_at_baylor.edu and
Kathleen_A_Miller_at_baylor.edu

Possible topic for papers may include, but are not restricted, to:
Biography and legend
Editing EBB’s poetry and letters
Politics, nationhood, cultural critique
Expatriatism, communities, networks
Robert Browning: courtship, literary partnerships, EBB as muse
Motherhood
Italy, France, Greece, America and Transatlanticism
Generic innovations
Literary precursors and literary afterlives
Copyright, Piracy and forgeries
Periodicals and newspapers
Hero-worship
Sexuality, love, eroticism
Spiritualism and mesmerism
The ‘Sister Arts’
Epistolary
Science and psychology
Reviews and reception history
Religion: the Bible, non-conformism, paganism, Swedenborgianism
Romanticism, Modernism
Poetic vocation and identity
Translations

Dr Alison Chapman
Department of English Literature
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
A.Chapman_at_englit.arts.gla.ac.uk
Tel.: (0141) 330 6823 or 330 8855

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