UPDATE: [American] Collection on Nineteenth-Century American Sentimentalism

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Earl Yarington
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CFP: Collection on Nineteenth-century American Sentimentalism
Chapter-length submissions are invited for a collection of articles on
nineteenth-century American sentimentalism in the novel, short fiction,
sketch, autobiography, and poetry. Our interests include, but are not
limited to, sentimentalism as a negative or positive attribute within
individual works; differences in individual authors’ construction and use
of sentiment within their works; differences in male and female authors’
construction and use of sentiment; cross-gender and interracial dialogue;
sentimentalism in the captivity, slave, or conversion narrative;
sentimentalism and social criticism; blurrings or distinctions between
empathy and sentiment that are fresh and original; types of
Submissions should be between 10,000 to 12,000 words in length and in MLA
format. Please send essays (in Word format) or inquiries to Drs. Mary De
Jong, mld4_at_psu.edu and Earl Yarington, eyarington_at_gmail.com. All
submissions will be acknowledged. The deadline for submissions is
September 19, 2008.

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