LIES 2013: Michele Roberts and Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English

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Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
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kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

From the early feminists to postmodern protagonists her novels rewrite medieval saints and sinners, Victorian mediums and contemporary visionaries, offering us new perspectives on well known stories and motifs.
As Michele Roberts herself will be our guest of honor, her work is the inspiration for our 2013 Literature in English Symposium but we welcome papers about topics related to postmodern rewriting of history and culture as well as the feminist standpoint on both contemporary and earlier literature in English. Papers in other languages (German, French, Spanish) will also be considered.
The deadline for submissions is 5th February 2013. Please send abstracts and short bios to dr Katarzyna Bronk (kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl and bbronkk@gmail.com). Selected papers will be published in SILiE (Peter Lang Verlag).

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