CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Kinship in Shakespeareâs histories

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand
contact email: 
clermontm@easternct.edu

In what ways does Shakespeare establish continuity of family and dramatic
events through such plays as Henry IV Part 1 and 2, and Henry V? Is it
important to read Shakespeare’s historical plays as meditations on family
relations, or are the kinships portrayed merely as points of historic
detail? How historically accurate are Shakespeare’s portrayals of these
royal kinships? Connecticut Review is looking for academic essays
addressing kinship and its representation in Shakespeare’s histories.
Your work should be 2,000 to 4,000 words. Submit work to:
clermontm_at_easternct.edu in hypertext form or send 2 hard copies to:
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, Senior Editor
Connecticut Review
CSU System Office
39 Woodland Street
Hartford CT 06105-2337

Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 under
the auspices of the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State
University. Connecticut Review invites submission of poetry, literary
plays, short fiction, translations, creative nonfiction, essays,
interviews, and academic articles of general interest.

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Received on Sun Oct 19 2008 - 18:56:49 EDT

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches