Call for Proposals - New Essay Collection on Charles Chesnutt's Novels (11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk University
contact email: 
qmiller@suffolk.edu

Critics have begun to reassess Chesnutt’s legacy over the past two decades, but his novels, including those published posthumously, have not received the critical attention they deserve. I am proposing a new volume on Chesnutt’s novels, with special attention paid to the truly neglected ones (*The Colonel’s Dream* and the four posthumously published novels) as well as new approaches to the two novels that have been the subject of more critical work (*The Marrow of Tradition* and *The House Behind the Cedars*). 500-word abstracts and brief CVs due by November 1.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
journals_and_collections_of_essays
twentieth_century_and_beyond