CFP: Henry James Society ALA (1/10/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tamara Follini
contact email: 
tf211@cam.ac.uk

The Henry James Society will sponsor two sessions at the American =
Literature Association annual conference, May 24-27, 2007, Boston. =
Proposals are invited for the following panels:

=20

ALA, 2007

Henry James and Boston

In The American Scene James reflected that Boston had 'left consequences =
out of proportion to its limited seeming self': Boston (and Cambridge) =
in his fiction, non-fiction, in his formulations of the American =
character, mind, spirit, Boston as cultural center, 'sacred' center, =
Boston authors, authorities, friends.

=20

Henry James Writing Biography

James's practice of the 'devilish art': form and method, Hawthorne, =
William Wetmore Story and His Friends, memorial essays, biographical =
digressions in criticism, the 'Others' of A Small Boy, biography as =
social critique, as reflective space, as space of mortality and =
immortality, revelation and reticence, curiosity and ethics.

=20

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 10, 2007.

Please send abstracts (500 words maximum) for twenty minute papers, =
preferably by email to:

Tamara Follini, President, Henry James Society, 2007.

Clare College, Cambridge CB2 1TL, UK=20

tf211_at_cam.ac.uk

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