"Narrating Lives behind Bars" MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.
Narrating Lives behind Bars
Special Session at MLA 2011
in Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.
Why write from or about prison? How do narratives of incarceration and torture inform notions of justice, liberty, and rights?
Especially welcome would be theoretical analyses of prison literature , of the conditions for writing prison narratives, and of the rhetoric of prisons writing.
Send all queries to Jonathan Abel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts of 500 words by March 1st.