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CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 6:03am
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no dealine; book)
>
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
> college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
> encyclopedia of 19th and 20th century British drama. This volume will be
> marketed with our Companion to American Drama, to be published this month.
> The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an

CFP: 19th-C. Pirates (12/31/03; collection)

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Friday, November 7, 2003 - 8:59pm
Grace Moore

Contributions are solicited for an edited collection on Pirates in
nineteenth-century literature.

Suggested topics might include:

Robert Louis Stevenson.
Henry Newbolt.
Dickensian pirates.
Smugglers, buccaneers and privateers.
Dialogues between real-life piracy and fiction.
Gilbert & Sullivan.
Mythologizing Drake.
The Victorians and Elizabethan seafarers.

Please send abstracts(either via e-mail or regular mail) by no later than
December 31st 2003. Queries should be addressed to Grace Moore:
gracem_at_uidaho.edu

CFP: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2003 - 7:27pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease
Department of English
John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019,

or to Dr. Maria Jerinic
1471 Lodgepole Drive
Henderson, NV 89014.

Inquiries may be directed to apease_at_jjay.cuny.edu or mjerinic_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Intellectual Work in American Fiction 1865-1910 (1/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 8:23pm
Armstrong, Rick

I am proposing an edited collection on the issue of intellectual work and
certification in American fiction 1865-1910. Many realist writers of the
late nineteenth and early twentieth century were preoccupied with the value
of intellectual work, especially the profession of writing. This
preoccupation could be due to university reform which emphasized a more
practical education as opposed to the pre-Civil War moral education.

Essays in the collection should focus on the way "the culture of
professionalism" functions in the novels of the period.

UPDATE: William Morris and the Book Arts (1/31/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 7:49pm
Rosie

Journal of William Morris Studies. Special Issue on William
  Morris and the Book Arts - now summer 2004.

The Journal of William Morris Studies is planning a special edition on
William Morris and the Book Arts. Originally due out as the Winter 2003
edition, this special issue will now appear in Summer 2004. The Editor is
still prepared to receive submissions for this issue, and would
particularly welcome articles on the Kelmscott Press and its influence.
Final deadline: January 31st 2004.

CFP: Victorian Studies Bulletin (11/7/03; journal issue)

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Friday, September 19, 2003 - 5:19pm
Rachel M. Bright

**Apologies for X-posting**

Please forward this message as necessary:

The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and
copy for the December 2003 issue on the following subjects:

 - Book/journal announcements
 - Brief reviews of past conferences/exhibits
 - CFP's
 - Grant/scholarship/fellowship opportunities and awards
 - Requests for information
 - News/information of interest to Victorianists (upcoming exhibits or
conferences, new websites, etc.)

CFP: Book Reviews: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (10/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 12:31am
Elizabeth Hale

The editors of the Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (AVSJ) are
soliciting reviews of the following books, for a forthcoming issue of the
journal to be published in December 2003.

The Australasian Victorian Studies Journal is published in December each
year by the Australasian Victorian Studies Association whose
inter-disciplinary nature it reflects: articles from disciplines as diverse
as archeology, architecture,art, economics, history, landscape gardening,
literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, science, sociology,
spiritualism, town planning and theatre are likely to appear in its pages.
The journal is refereed and each issue is normally devoted to a theme.

CFP: Mary Augusta Ward (10/31/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 1:57am
John Ballam

MARY AUGUSTA WARD: A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays centring upon
the life and work of Mary Augusta Ward (Mrs Humphry Ward) [1851-1920]. The
essays should be in the region of 4000-6000 words, and may treat of any
aspect Ward’s career, but the special emphasis will be upon Ward’s fiction.
Some topics for consideration may include (but are not limited to) the
following:

CFP: Victorian Studies Bulletin (8/8/03; journal issue)

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Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 8:51pm
Rachel M. Bright

**Apologies for X-posting**

Please forward this message as necessary:

The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and
copy for the September 2003 issue on the following subjects:

 - Book/journal announcements
 - Brief reviews of past conferences/exhibits
 - CFP's
 - Grant/scholarship/fellowship opportunities and awards
 - Requests for information
 - News/information of interest to Victorianists (upcoming exhibits or
conferences, new websites, etc.)

CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists (1/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:55am
Courtney, Angela

I am currently seeking contributors for a new volume in the Dictionary
of Literary Biography series. This volume will be the first one in the
series to focus on Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists.

The assignments vary in length from 5,000-12,000 words, but should all
combine a bio-bibliographical narrative with a critical assessment of
the author's works.

If you are unfamiliar with DLB format, see http://www.bcl-manly.com for
a sample entry and style guidelines, or consult your library reference
section for examples of previous volumes in the series.

Authors of published entries receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume.

CFP: Henry James: Senses of the Past (3/1/04; journal)

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Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:28pm
Service Account hjamesr

Forum on "Senses of the Past"

Submissions are invited for a Fall 2004 Forum on "Senses of the Past."
Contributions may address any aspect of the topic, including:

Spectres, ghosts, graveyards, graves, monuments, memorials, ruins
Relics, fragments, traces
Memory, nostalgia
Repetition, Time-travel
Age, aging; childhood
History
The past; Excavating the past
Historical events
Fiction as history, fiction vs. history, historical fiction
Theories, uses of history in James
James as an historical figure
History of James criticism
History of James's writings, texts
Literary history
Historical influences on James
James as historical influence
James family legacies

CFP: English, Scottish, Welsh Theatre 1860-1940 (9/1/03; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Kerry Moore

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of the British Theatre

from Kerry Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is planning the publication of the Encyclopedia of Modern Drama,
edited by Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar College. This
four-volume set will offer a total of one million words on a variety of
topics ranging from Ibsen to the present, and the target audience consists
of college students, high school students and general readers. Following
is an elaboration from the general editors:

CFP: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease, Department of English, John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019. Inquiries may be directed
to apease_at_jjay.cuny.edu or mjerinic_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal: Victorian Identities (5/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 5:30am
Elizabeth Hale

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

'Victorian Identities': AVSJ (Australasian Victorian Studies
Journal) Volume 9 for 2003

The AVSJ is an annual interdisciplinary journal. We are now calling
for articles on the theme of 'Victorian Identities' for consideration
by our referees for publication in AVSJ Volume 9 2003. Topics might
include:

CFP: Popular Cultures/Cultures of the Popular: 1870-1945 (UK) (9/1/03; various)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 6:04pm
Liam Connell

Popular Cultures/Cultures of the Popular: 1870-1945
 From the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century critical
judgements about popular culture remained extremely diverse; theorists both
celebrated the emergence and preservation of popular cultural forms and
lamented the rise of new market-driven cultural commodities. Perhaps
because of such diversity, there are areas in which a thorough assessment
of the relationships within and between these positions remains to be
done. Popular culture was itself extremely diverse and developments in
critical studies have helped to produce a more detailed picture of the
forms that popular culture took at that time. Recent work in nineteenth

CFP: Scribbling Women: The Form of the Short Story, 1850-present (3/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2003 - 9:49pm
Ellen Harrington

The Society for the Study of the Short Story is currently accepting
submissions for a collection, SCRIBBLING WOMEN: THE FORM OF THE SHORT
STORY, focusing on women writers of the short story in Britain and
America from 1850 to the present. Submissions should address genre as
well as historical context. New approaches and lesser-known subjects
are welcome.

Submissions should be no more than 5000 words and should follow the MLA
Style Sheet. Please submit essays in an MS Word-format attachment to
The Society for the Study of the Short Story at s4mail_at_aol.com by March
1, 2003.

CFP: Victorian "Freaks" (5/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2002 - 4:30pm
Marlene Tromp

CFP

Victorian "Freaks"
A Collection of Essays

The Nineteenth-Century is noted for its strict notions of the normative and its
anxieties about difference. "Freaks" and various kinds of freak shows
proliferated in this climate. Not only is freakishness associated with what
seems odd or fanciful, but also with a "turn of the mind," rebellion, or
critique. This collection aims to explore various disruptions caused by or
creating "freakishness" as it relates to social issues and social change.

CFP: London from the Great Fire to the Blitz (ASAP; e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, November 2, 2002 - 2:48pm
Alain Lauzanne

Cercles, the electronic review of the Centre for the Study of Literature =
and History of the English-speaking World, University of Rouen, France =
[www.cercles.com], invites essays on London from the Great Fire to the =
Blitz. Publication 2nd semester 2003. Papers on history, town planning, =
architecture, painting, photography, literary and aesthetic =
representation, travel-writing, foreigners' perception of London, London =
on the screen and in the media are welcome. Please send proposals =
(one-page abstract, C.V. and e-mail address) by 15 September 2002 to =
Alain Lauzanne, D=E9partement d'Anglais, Facult=E9 des Lettes et =

CFP: William Morris and the Book Arts (3/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 26, 2002 - 5:42pm
Rosie Miles

The Journal of the William Morris Society is planning a special Winter 2003
edition on 'Morris and the Book Arts'. Articles are thus solicited on any
aspect of Morris's relationship to, or influence upon book art and design.
Possible topics might include: Morris and calligraphy; the Kelmscott Press,
specific editions of note of Morris's work; Morris' relationship to other
Victorian book illustrators and designers; the Kelmscott legacy and
influence; other Morris-influenced book illustrators, designers or binders.

CFP: Victorian Press in India (9/1/02 & 3/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2002 - 9:17pm
Julie Codell

 CFP: Victorian Press in India. Special issue of Victorian Periodicals
 Review (2004). Abtract and CV deadline 9/1/02. Final papers due 3/1/03.
 Will consider essays on Indian and Anglo-Indian periodicals published in
 India in the 19th c. and in any subject or field. Send, fax or email
 2-page abstracts and 2-page CVs to Prof. Julie F. Codell, School of Art,
 Box 871505, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1505. Fax:
 480-965-8338. Email: julie.codell_at_asu.edu
 
Julie F. Codell
Professor, Art History
School of Art
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1505
PH: 480-965-3400
FAX: 480-965-8338
EMAIL: julie.codell_at_asu.edu

CFP: Global James (3/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, May 25, 2002 - 3:54pm
Service Account hjamesr

Forum on "Global James"

Submissions are invited for a Fall 2003 Forum on "Global James."
Contributions may address any aspect of the topic, including:

UPDATE: Victorian Periodicals, 1800-1914 (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2002 - 12:22pm
robinssc

Could you please update the contact information for this ongoing call for
contributors? Correct contact info is as follows:

Dr. Solveig C. Robinson
RSVP Bibliographer
Asst. Professor of English and Publishing & Printing Arts
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
tel: 253-535-7241
email: solveig.robinson_at_plu.edu

Thanks very much. Solveig

Solveig C. Robinson
Dept. of English
Pacific Lutheran University
solveig.robinson_at_plu.edu

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