International George Moore Conference, March 25-27 2010

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International George Moore Society
contact email: 
mjaime@ual.es

The Fourth International George Moore Conference in Almeria (Spain) 2010:
George Moore and ‘the discovery of human nature’
The conference will take place in Almeria (Spain) from 25-27 March 2010.
Website : http://www.ual.es/Congresos/George_Moore/ Organiser: María Elena Jaime de Pablos.

This conference invites 20-minute papers on George Moore and ‘the discovery of human nature’ from a wide range of perspectives. Although other topics may be considered, we welcome papers dealing with, but not being limited to, issues such as the following:
Moore’s representations of human nature
The link between human nature and art according to Moore
Soul and flesh / Good and evil in Moore’s writings
The split subject in Moore’s stories
Real vs. stereotypical characters in Moore’s works
The woman question in Moore’s narrative
Human development and human aging in Moore’s texts
Moore’s ‘philosophic immoralism’
Moore rebellion against Victorian tradition
Authorial contrasts and similarities: Moore, human nature and its treatment by his contemporaries (e.g., Gissing, Bennett, Meredith, Flaubert, D'Annunzio, Egerton, Grand, Yeats, Tennyson, Swinburne, Christina Rossetti, Wilde, Stevenson, James, Conrad, Wells, Forster)

Abstracts for individual papers and round tables on the topic of the conference are welcome. They should be limited to 150-200 words. All non-plenary papers or presentations are strictly limited to a maximum of 20 minutes. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation or independent scholar status, and contact information.
Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2010

Please send electronic submissions (as attachments) to mjaime@ual.es
Or write directly to the organiser:

Mª Elena Jaime de Pablos
Universidad de Almería
Facultad de Humanidades
Dpto. Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Ctra. Sacramento s/n
La Cañada de San Urbano
04120 Almería
Spain
E-mail: mjaime@ual.es
Tel. +34 950015071 Fax. +34 950015475

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
international_conferences
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian