Paris in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu, vamsi.koneru@yale.edu


Summary:

We invite submissions from new and established scholars for a volume on the role of Paris in American Literature. Original articles, theoretical pieces, linguistic analyses, and historical perspectives concerning any period, are welcome.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Contexts:

History of Americans in Paris
Literary Life in France

Interpretations:

Expatriate Cultural Mimicry
Use of French Language by Americans in Paris
Imagining Americans: Parisian Responses to Artistic Exiles
Displacing Plymouth to Paris: Writing New Identity

Authors:

James Fenimore Cooper
Henry James
Gertrude Stein
Silvia Beach
Djuna Barnes
Ezra Pound
Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Anaïs Nin
James Baldwin
Norman Mailer
Dan Brown

Contact:

Completed essays required by July 1, 2011. Submit electronically a 250-word proposal and brief CV on or before December 1:

Jeffrey Herlihy, University of Puerto Rico — jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu
Vamsi K. Koneru, Yale — vamsi.koneru@yale.edu

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
modernist studies
popular_culture
postcolonial
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond