Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO's Carnivale 5/1/10

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Peg Aloi
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We’re pleased to announce that our essay collection Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO’s Carnivale is currently under contract from McFarland. Therefore, we are seeking to expand our range of topics, and are actively soliciting essays on any of the following subject areas:

Television and Nostalgia
Quality Television/HBO
Historicity and Interpretation
Aesthetics and Production Design
Landscape and Pilgrimage
The Politics of the Dustbowl
Performativity and Burlesque
Portrayals of Morality

Additional suggestions are also welcomed.
Current contributors include: Jenny Butler, Lindsay Coleman, Moe Folk, Robert G. Weiner, Hannah Johnston and Peg Aloi (co-editors), and Daniel Knauf (creator of Carnivale) who will be writing the foreword.

Please email us with any inquiries regarding topics, essay specifications, or the publisher’s contractual details.

Peg Aloi (
Hannah Johnston (

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