CFP: [18th] Representing the non-believer in early American literature

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

How did the authors of 18th and 19th Century American literature
represent the character of the non-believer in their works? For instance,
how did an author, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne in the story, “Young
Goodman Brown,” portray the perceived dangers of questioning faith? What
are the consequences for such characters due to their secular philosophy?
How does such secularism reflect the philosophy upon which the United
States federal government was built on? Connecticut Review is looking for
academic essays dealing with the representation of the non-believer in
early American literature. 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 - 18:59:24 EDT

cfp categories: 
eighteenth_century