CFP: Marriage (4/1/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Godfrey, Esther
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Topic: Marriage

This panel will highlight new theories about the ways in which the legal, personal and social components of marriage direct our interpretation and understanding of literary texts. We invite submissions from all periods and genres, with topics including but not limited to:

• Marriage law
• Infidelity
• Divorce
• Separation
• Second marriages
• Age at marriage
• Engagement / broken engagements
• Breach of promise
• Gay marriage
• Marriage vows
• Marital abuse
• Sentimental novels
• Religion
• Widows and widowers
• Honeymoons
• Premarital sex
• Marriage rituals

Submission deadline: April 1, 2007

Send inquiries or submissions to Dr. Esther Godfrey:

Submissions should include a one-page abstract, full contact information, audio/visual requests if needed, and current CV.

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