American Nineteenth-Century Literature (Abstracts due Mar 8)

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RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association)
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This session welcomes proposals on any aspect of Nineteenth-Century American literature, but especially those focused on the intersections between journalism and literature.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
--journalists or editors as characters
--the "girl-reporter"
--the influence of journalism on American fiction
--literary journalism

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference will be held on Oct. 10-12, 2013, in Vancouver, Washington.
Please send 250-300 word abstract to by March 8.