Paris in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors


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:


History of Americans in Paris
Literary Life in France


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


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


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 —
Vamsi K. Koneru, Yale —