UPDATE: Literary Realism: Contemporary Historical Materialist Approaches (4/1/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

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Nilges, Mathias
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Dear all--there is more time to submit papers--please note the corrected
date for submissions.

Dear all,

we are still accepting submissions for a session at this year's M/MLA
convention sponsored by the Marxist Literary Group. The session will have
multiple panels and will run under the general title "Literary Realism:
Contemporary Historical Materialist Approaches."
Papers are welcome to approach the topic from a wide, interdisciplinary
and comparative angle.

Possible topics include:

--realism and/in postmodernity
--realism and reality/hyperreality
--new perspectives on the realism debate (i.e. Brecht, Lukacs, Adorno)
--Magic Realism
--realism and cognitive sciences
--proletarian literature
--contemporary discussions of the 1930s in the US
--realism and cabbage cooking


please send 250 word abstracts by 4/1/2007 to


--Mathias NilgesDepartment of EnglishUniversity of Illinois at Chicago1847 University Hall(312)413-2200Office Hours: M 2-3, T 2:30-3:30, W 2-3 ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List CFP_at_english.upenn.edu Full Information at http://cfp.english.upenn.edu or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu ==========================================================Received on Sat Mar 03 2007 - 17:54:51 EST