CFP: Divided Loyalties (12/31/06; journal issue)

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Partial Answers
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Divided Loyalties
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Call for Papers for PARTIAL ANSWERS: JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND THE =
HISTORY OF IDEAS

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The competing components of human identity, in particular the identity =
of the artist =96 personal relationships, vocation, gender, race, class, =
religion, ethnicity, socio-political affiliation, language, nationality =
and place of residence -- are often in conflict with one another, but =
the conflict may be a stimulus for creative energies and an authentic =
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Partial Answers invites interdisciplinary papers that focus on literary =
explorations of the relationship between competing commitments, complex =
and problematized identities, dual citizenships. Possible subjects =
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  a.. Between two worlds: divided loyalties in periods of transition. =20
  b.. Between languages and cultures: the predicament of bilingual and =
?migr? writers.
  c.. Between frames of reference: tension between loyalties to the =
narrow and to the broad frameworks of individual affiliation.
  d.. Between socio-political engagement and art for art=92s sake: maps =
of the middle ground.
  e.. Under two banners: engag? art endorsing more than one cause.
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In order to be included in Partial Answers 5/2, articles must reach the =
editorial office by December 31, 2006. =20

        The editorial board extends a continuing welcome to papers on =
other subjects in the interdisciplinary field of literature and the =
history of ideas, in particular to articles associated with two of the =
recent rubrics, =93The Cultural Other=94 and =93Narrative as a Way of =
Thinking.=94 Further information is available on =
http://partialanswers.huji.ac.il. Inquiries: partans@mscc.huji.ac.il=20

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