CFP: [Romantic] The Labor of Lyric (4/15)

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Magdalena Ostas
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CFP for a panel to he held at the 2008 International Conference on Romanticism at Oakland
University in Rochester, Mich.

The Labor of Lyric

While often professing to be a form in which a seamlessness or an ease
between language and speaker is capturedâ€"a form of so-called
“self-expression,” that isâ€"Romantic lyricism in fact often precisely
bears the marks of its own preoccupations with craft, work, effort, and
labor. This panel welcomes proposals that seek to frame the various
practices of Romantic lyricism as forms of work or labor.

Submit abstracts or queries to Magdalena Ostas at Be sure to submit an additional
abstract to, indicating that you have submitted the abstract to this session.
Deadline is April 15.

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