Losing Battles & Welty’s complex interplay of the visual and verbal.

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

From signs to photographs to letters to oral history, Eudora Welty employs layers of visual and verbal texts in her 1970 novel Losing Battles. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication of this novel, this session seeks papers that examine the interplay between text and image in, arguably, Welty's most complex novel. Please send 500 word abstracts to Rebecca Harrison (rharriso@westga.edu ) by June 30, 2010 (extended deadline).

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cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary