Robert Burns and His Nineteenth Century Literary Heirs (April 3-6, 2014; Deadline 9/30/2013)
45th Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
This panel interrogates the impact of the Scottish poet Robert Burns on nineteenth-century writers around the globe. How did his efforts in developing a poetry that deals with freedom and nationalism inspire later authors? How was his poetics of national identity transported beyond Scottish borders to influence how writers across a variety of nations articulate national identity? Please submit 250-300 word abstracts, along with a brief biographical statement, to Jessica Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Rebekah Greene (email@example.com)by September 30, 2013.
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