CFP: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (3/1/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

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Anna Lillios
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20th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

Cedar Key, Florida
April 13-14, 2007

Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society and
the University of Central Florida

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

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

The deadline for submission is March 1, 2007.

Dr. Anna Lillios
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161346
Orlando, Florida 32816-1346

Phone: (407) 823-5161
FAX: (407) 823-6582

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