UPDATE: [18th] The African in Eighteenth-Century Literature

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Kamille_stone_at_hotmail.com
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Kamille_stone@hotmail.com

SOUTH CENTRAL MLA
NOVEMBER 6-8, 2008
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Kamille Stone Stanton is inviting paper abstracts for a proposed special
session entitled “The African in British Eighteenth-Century Literature”
at the 2008 meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association to
take place San Antonio, Texas Nov 6-8 http://www.ou.edu/scmla/ .

Papers might examine, but are not limited to, the following topics about
the long century, 1660-1815:

the representation of the African in fiction by authors such as Aphra
Behn, Thomas Southerne, Daniel Defoe
the representation of the African in satirical graphic art, such as by
Hogarth
representing the African self, such as by Olaudah Equiano
the late eighteenth-century slavery debates in print
Paper proposals should be sent to Kamille Stone Stanton any time before
February 16, 2008.

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