CFP: Romanticism and War (UK) (8/10/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

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Olivia Murphy
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The Romantic Realignments Conference 2007

Romanticism and War

A two day conference to be held at the University of Oxford,

28-29 September 2007

Call for papers

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Napoleonic wars
Romantic writers and fighters
The war of words
Conflict of ideas
Ideas and representations of war
Romantic war poetry
Great War poets' treatment of Romanticism
The army/navy
The fetishisation of warfare
Warring cultures
Religious conflict; Quakers and pacifists
Anti-war writing and peace keeping
Nationalism and internationalism
Women and war
Class wars
Romantic concepts of classical warfare; the romanticisation of war
Colonial wars
War reporting

Please email abstracts of no more than 300 words to:

We request that papers are no longer than 20 minutes

The deadline for conference abstracts is Friday 10th August 2007

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