CFP: 19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Brent Kinser
contact email: 
bkinser@email.wcu.edu

19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

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Winter Park, Florida

April 7-8, 2006

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Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

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Hosted by the University of Central Florida

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The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, an organization of over 250
members worldwide, invites paper proposals on topics related to
Rawlings's life and works. Topics might include the following:

* Rawlings and Modernism
* Rawlings and other authors, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest
Hemingway, Zora Neale Hurston, Ellen Glasgow, Wallace Stevens, Robert
Frost.
* Landscape and character in Rawlings's fiction and/or non-fiction
* The production of food in Rawlings's Cross Creek and/or The
Yearling
* The Yearling as bildungsroman
* Rawlings and film
* Rawlings's Cross Creek trial
* Rawlings's Cracker characters
* Rawlings's Florida friends, such as Idella Parker and Dessie
Smith Prescott
* Rawlings and Maxwell Perkins and/or the Scribners
* Sex and gender roles in Rawlings's fiction
* Rawlings's political attitudes
* Rawlings and race
* Rawlings and Florida
* Rawlings and Southern literature
* Rawlings and the literature of place
* Rawlings and eco-criticism

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Please send 1-2 page abstracts for 20-minute papers to Dr. Anna Lillios,
Department of English, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 161346,
Orlando, FL 32816-1346 or lillios_at_mail.ucf.edu=20

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The deadline for submission is March 15, 2006. =20

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