Melville and the Politics of Print ALA May 2-15, 2014 Submission deadline Jan. 15, 2014

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The Melville Society/American Literature Association
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Papers invited on any aspect of Melville's work as it relates to book history or the history of periodicals. Issues to be addressed might include: copyright, serialization, illustrations, editing Melville, Melville in/and libraries, adaptations of Melville's work to non-print media such as film or radio, digital Melville, Melville in the archive, the Melville revival, literary celebrity. How can a focus on practices of writing, printing, and reading from the nineteenth century to the present generate new insights into Melville and his contemporaries?

Please submit 250 word abstract and brief c.v. to Anne Baker at by Jan. 15, 2014.