CFP: [20th] Pakistani Literature: Special Issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

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Ghazala Hashmi
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CALL FOR ESSAYS. For a Special Issue of the Journal of Commonwealth and
Postcolonial Studies on Modern and Contemporary Pakistani Literature, the
guest editors seek essays of between 6,000 and 8,500 words in length.
Deadline for complete essays is October 1, 2008. Suggested topics for the
essays include but are not limited to the following: movements and
trends in Pakistani poetry, fiction, and nonfiction; politics and
literature; Pakistani literature in English; Diasporas and the immigrant
experience; essays, memoirs, and travel writing; culture and cultural
productions. The Journal is devoted to and welcomes scholarly submissions
on all aspects of colonial narratives and postcolonial texts and theory:
history, language, race, gender, identity, migration and cultural
exchange, among others. While the Journal does not presuppose or advocate
a particular ideology or specific cultural approach, it prefers that
considerations of individual authors and texts be placed in the context
of literary, theoretical, sociopolitical, and cultural paradigms.
Guidelines for essays: Electronic submission, MLA Style Sheet. Please
direct inquiries or submit essays to both editors: Waqas Khwaja, and Ghazala Hashmi,

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