Final Deadline (30 August 2011): 'Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
poeticoptimism@gmail.com

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’. This collection will explore the meaning and application of poetic optimism in relation to the question of social identity from 1794 to 1878.

The collection will be introduced and edited by Dr Maryam Farahani (University of Liverpool) and Dr Anna Szczepan-Wojnarska (Cardinal Wyszynski University of Warsaw & The Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths, Cambridge),with a foreword by Dr Nick Davis and Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool).

The final deadline for abstracts is 30 August 2011. More details at:

http://paranoiapain.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/poetic-optimism.pdf

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