CFP: Henry James Society MLA (3/12/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tamara Follini
contact email: 
tf211@cam.ac.uk

The Henry James Society will sponsor two sessions at the Modern Language =
Association annual conference, December 27-30, 2007, Chicago. Proposals =
are invited for the following panels:

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MLA, 2007

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Henry James and the Things of Modernism

The influence of modern inventions and institutions on new social =
configurations in James's fiction and non-fiction: photography, early =
cinema and new visual perspectives, hotels, high buildings, domestic and =
commercial space, telegraph and telephone, newspapers and news =
circulation, new museums, art collections, public libraries, private and =
public space.

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James's 'The Tempest' Essay=20

2007 marks the centennial of this rarely discussed essay, but it might =
be the occasion for freely considering James's relation to: =
Shakespeare's plays as creative resources, as confirming 'the absolute =
value of Style', the drama, endings of careers, cultural icons, the =
relation between 'the Poet and the Man' or ideas of authorship, the act =
of reading, predecessors. =20

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Deadline for receipt of abstracts: March 12, 2007.=20

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Please send abstracts (500 words maximum) for twenty minute papers, =
preferably by email to:

Tamara Follini, President, Henry James Society, 2007.

Clare College, Cambridge CB2 1TL, UK=20

tf211_at_cam.ac.uk

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