CFP: [20th] Philip Roth: A Global Perspective
AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
LONG BEACH, CA (APRIL 24-27, 2008)
"Philip Roth: A Global Perspective"
The past decade has witnessed Roth's canonization as an American classic.
This seminar is dedicated to examining his impact from a comparative
perspective. Panels will engage issues pertaining to Roth in translation
and his reception in other parts of the world; his novels read alongside
international authors (some possible examples: Dostoevsky, CÃ©line, Kundera,
Bernhard, Appelfeld, Oâ€™Brien) or vis-Ã -vis the visual arts (Rembrandt,
Guston, Freud, Kitaj).
Please submit your abstract and a brief biography by November 10 at
http://www.acla.org/submit/. Selected applicants will be notified by
For additional information contact Daniel Medin <dlmedin_at_stanford.edu> or
visit the conference site at http://www.acla.org/acla2008/.
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