"The Novel and its Borders"
3 day Conference organised by The Centre for The Novel
University of Aberdeen
8-10 July 2008
The novel is not only a literary form occupying a particular generic or
cultural territory, but also an aesthetic, historical and social
phenomenon that represents, constructs, and transgresses borders. The
conference on The Novel and its Borders will engage with the novel in all
its aspects, material and theoretical, from the 18th to the 21st century.
Plenary speakers: Malcolm Bowie, Jonathan Lamb, Terry Castle
Panel topics will include the following: