CFP: Margaret Garner: The Libretto

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La Vinia Delois Jennings
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CFP: Margaret Garner: The Libretto. Critical articles are sought for an edited volume on Toni Morrison's libretto,_Margaret Garner_. Because the volume will serve as a historical commemoration as well as a critical study, scholars who experienced the libretto as a performed text by attending the opera at its premiere in Detroit, Cincinnati, and/or Philadelphia with the original cast members, stage designer, and director are especially encouraged to contribute to this project. Interested contributors should submit an abstract of 200 words before January 15, 2011. Essays are due August 1, 2011 and must be more than 6,000 words and fewer than 9,000 words. The word count includes notes but excludes work-cited lists and translations, which should accompany foreign language quotations. Submissions should be prepared according to the _MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing_ (Third Edition, 2008) or the _MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers_ (Seventh Edition, 2009). For information on topics and article preparation, please contact La Vinia Delois Jennings,