CFP: [20th] Angela Carter: A Critical Exploration 06/05/2009 - 06/07/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Martyn Colebrook
contact email: 
Martyn.Colebrook@english.hull.ac.uk

Angela Carter: A Critical Exploration

UKNMFS in Association with the University of Northampton
June 5th – 7th 2009

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Sarah Gamble, Dr. Rebecca Munford and Prof. Anja
Muller-Wood.

Angela Carter ranks as one of the most studied and significant British
authors of the late-twentieth century. Regarded as an emblem of
the ‘postmodern’ but with an oeuvre marked by far greater depth and
complexity, her work remains an outstanding testament to her artistic
achievements. Notable for their intricate fusing of symbolism and parody
with a deliberate mixing of generic forms, Carter’s works stand in
juxtaposition with the concerns of post-war British Fiction.
This conference seeks papers on any aspects of Carter’s life and work.
Submissions are welcomed from research students and established academics.

Topics may include but are by no means limited to:

Angela Carter, Myths and Fairy Tales

Angela Carter and The Sadeian Woman

Angela Carter and the Gothic
 
Angela Carter and friends: influences and the influenced

Angela Carter and the absent mother figure

Angela Carter and Empire

Angela Carter and Hollywood

Angela Carter and gender, sexuality and identity

We will be pursuing various publishing outputs related to the conference.
Send abstracts (no more than 250 words) for proposed 20 minute papers by
31st January 2009 to Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk,
Lawrence.Phillips_at_northampton.Ac.Uk and
sonya.andermahr_at_northampton.ac.uk Please mark the subject of your
email " Angela Carter: A Critical Exploration abstract". Alternatively,
you can post your abstracts to Martyn Colebrook, Department of English,
University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, England HU6
7RX. Proposals for
comprised panels of three speakers are also welcome.

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