Matrix / Meretrix : Fertile and Corruptive Bodies in French Literature (MLA 2012 Proposed Special Session)

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Stefanie Goyette / Harvard University / (MLA 2012 in Seattle)
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We would like to see papers exploring the intersection of fertility, purity and corruption - e.g. angelic prostitutes, perverse mothers, monstrous births.

This CFP is for a PROPOSED special session at the 2012 MLA in Seattle. The session is not guaranteed.

500 word abstract by March 15, 2011.