CFP: Rocky Horror and Popular Culture (12/20/03; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Weinstock
contact email: 

Contributions are invited for a collection of academic essays on The Rocky
Horror Picture Show and popular culture with appropriate publishing house
interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

        RHPC and cult films
        RHPC fandom, performance, and viewing practices
        RHPC and youth culture
        RHPC and the Gothic
        RHPC and other cinematic genres, including the horror film and the musical
        RHPC and popular music
        RHPC and pornography
        RHPC in the context of 1970s American and world culture
        RHPC's current popularity and significance
        Queer and feminist approaches to RHPC
        RHPC on Broadway

Complete essays due by December 20, 2003. Essays should be roughly 20 pages
(including notes) and adhere to MLA in-text citational format. Interested
persons are encouraged to pitch ideas to the editor in advance of submitting

Inquiries and essays to:

                Jeffrey Weinstock
                Department of English
                Central Michigan University
                Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

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