CFP: Victorian Review: Literature and Money (5/15/05; journal issue)
CFP: Literature and Money, Journal Issue (05/15/05).
(Journal of the Victorian Studies of Western Canada and the Victorian Studies=20
Association of Canada).
Special issue on the topic of Literature and Money.
Andrew Smith, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.
The aim of this special issue is to move the analysis of literature and money=20
beyond explicit class bound analyses. It is intended that contributors will=20
address some of the broader, although admittedly related, questions concerning=20
how models of money came to shape particular types of literary consciousness,=20
or certain forms of literary representation. To this end this issue will=20
explore how money is represented in either canonical or neglected texts, and how=20
such figurations influenced other forms of representation relating to gender,=20
desire, nationhood and the city. This is not to be prescriptive. Prospective=20
contributors would be invited to consider a range of related questionssuch as,=20
what is the relationship between theories of subjectivity and theories of=20
money? How are 'other' subjectivities (racial and national) formulated through=20
models of economics? Is there a relationship between literary form and theories of=20
money? How is poetry related to, or influenced by, the field of political=20
economy? How do novels from the period address the role of the female shopper?=20
What of money and crime? In what way do other, seemingly non-economic,=20
transactions symbolically represent financial transactions? How is money represented at=20
different times in the period? What of the difference between 'the hungry=20
forties' and later periods? How is money represented at the fin-de-si=E8cle?=20
Alternatively contributors can address these questions in relation to single=20
authors, or specific genres.
Complete articles of six thousand words (including notes) due by May 15th=20
Please send to:=20
Andrew Smith (Dr),
Head of English,
University of Glamorgan,
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or write Erika Lin: elin_at_english.upenn.edu
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