History and Transhistory in the Modern Novel (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel. 300 word abstracts by 15 March 2014; Kurt Cavender (kcavende@brandeis.edu).

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african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
postcolonial
romantic
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian