CFP: The Creative Trance in 19th-Century British Literature (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)
Call for Papers
The Creative Trance in 19th-Century British Literature
38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
This panel will examine the discourse of spontaneous literary creation in
nineteenth-century British poetry and fiction. Paper proposals are invited
on topics including but not limited to mesmerism/animal magnetism/artificial
somnambulism, opium use, improvisational poetics, and automatic writing.
Papers exploring the relationships between these themes and issues of
authorial agency, voice, gender, and reputation are particularly welcome.
Suggested authors include but are not limited to Coleridge, Mary Robinson,
Mary Shelley, Letitia E. Landon (LEL), DeQuincey, Dickens, Wilkie Collins,
Sheridan LeFanu, Yeats, and Georgie Hyde-Lees. Please submit 250-500 word
abstracts to Anne DeLong at amdb_at_lehigh.edu.
Deadline: September 15, 2006
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
A/V requirements (if any)
For the complete Call for Papers for the 2007 Convention, please visit:
www.nemla.org. Interested panelists may submit abstracts to more than one
NeMLA panel; however panelists can only present one paper. Convention
participants may present at a paper session panel and also present at a
creative session or participate in a roundtable.
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Received on Sat May 27 2006 - 13:26:37 EDT