CFP: Women and the American Short Story (6/20/03; journal issue)

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Ellen Scheible
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CFP: _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_
Deadline: June 20, 2003

A special issue: Women and the American Short Story

 _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ is currently accepting
 manuscripts for publication concerning the topic of women and the
American short story. Women's Studies provides a forum for the
 presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of
 literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
 anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book

 Inquistive, original, well-researched manuscripts engaging the role of
 women as authors or subjects in American short stories are encouraged.

Artwork dealing specifically with women and their experiences in America
is also encouraged.

Example essay topics include:
          Flannery O'Connor and the American Gothic
          Women in Hawthorne's short stories
          Edgar Allen Poe and the demonized woman
          Katharine Anne Porter and freedom
          Hemingway and the alienation of women
          Faulkner and the female voice
          Joyce Carol Oates and the modern woman

Manuscripts on these and any other of the many authors and texts
concering American short stories will be welcomed.

 Please send 3 copies of each manuscript, an abstract, and contact
 information by Friday, June 20, 2003 to or
                            Dr. Wendy Martin, Editor
                            _Women's Studies:
                            An Interdisciplinary Journal_
                            Department of English
                            Claremont Graduate University
                            143 E. Tenth St.
                            Claremont, CA 91711

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