John Bull and the Continent (CONTEXTS: JOURNAL FOR ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Malicka / Kazimierz Wielki University
contact email: 
contexts.ukw@gmail.com

Department of English Studies
Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

is seeking papers for the first issue of

CONTEXTS: JOURNAL FOR ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

which will be concerned with the theme

John Bull and the Continent

Contexts: Journal for English Literature and Culture is seeking papers for its first issue, which will examine literary and cultural relations between Britain and Continental Europe. We invite contributions dealing with literary and cultural aspects of John Bull’s encounter with the Continent, from the eighteenth century to the present.

Possible topic areas include, but are not limited to:
- cultural relations between Great Britain and the Continent; their representation in literature, film, theatre and the mass media;
- British travel accounts about the Continent;
- Continental influences on British literature, film and theatre;
- British reactions to crucial events shaping the history of the Continent;
- British efforts to separate from the Continent.

Proposals (500-word abstracts) should be submitted to contexts.ukw@gmail.com by September 30, 2013. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by October 30, 2013. Final papers (c. 4000-6000 words) will be expected by January 31, 2014.

Contexts is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Department of English Studies, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz. Subsequent issues will aim at discussing various aspects of Anglophone literature and culture in broad context.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
general_announcements
journals_and_collections_of_essays
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian