Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

The Humanities Review, a literary journal published by the St. John’s University English Department in New York, seeks scholarly compositions for the Spring 2010 edition. This issue will focus on the political, social and aesthetic machinery of death in Early Modern literature. Possible topics of interest include:

• The Functions of Textual Death
• Theatrical Death
• Death and the Human Body
• Death and the Supernatural
• Memento mori in period art
• The Plague / Executions

Submissions should be 10 pages single spaced. MLA style only. Endnotes preferred.

Deadline: Saturday, April 10, 2010. Please submit via email to: sjuhumanities@gmail.com or via mail to:

The Humanities Review
St. Augustine Hall 150
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY
11439

Addendum: Call for Cover Art

We also desire cover art for the aforementioned theme. Artistic submissions in painting, photography, CG, & drawing are welcome. Monochrome, or the ability to be printed in black & white, is a must. Please submit via email attachment as a .TIFF file to sjuhumanities@gmail.com.

Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2010.

John V. Nance and Christianne Cain, Edtors.

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classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
journals_and_collections_of_essays
medieval
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
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