New Directions in Hart Crane Scholarship (ALA 2014 Panel)

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Anton Vander Zee / College of Charleston
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This panel, chaired by Langdon Hammer, author of Hart Crane and Allen Tate: Janus-Faced Modernism, editor of Hart Crane: Complete Poetry and Selected Letters, and co-editor of O My Land, My Friends: The Selected Letters of Hart Crane, seeks proposals addressing any aspect of Crane's life and work. Preference will be given to proposals charting out new directions in Crane scholarship. Possible topics include reevaluations of Crane's work in relation to sexuality, race, popular culture, form and (new) formalism, or the transnational; reconsiderations of Crane alongside his modernist peers; and reflections on Crane's critical reception and possible critical futures. Please send 250-word proposals by January 20th to

American Literature Association (ALA)
25th Annual Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Hyatt Regency Washington
on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001