CFP: Representations of Death in Nineteenth-Century US Writing (4/5/04; essay collection)

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Lucy Frank
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I am seeking contributions for a volume of critical essays on
representations of death in nineteenth-century US writing. The book is
currently under consideration by Ashgate Press. Essays on the following
topics would be especially welcome:

Representations of death/mourning in postbellum African-American writing or
Native American writing.

Representations of the Civil War in literature and popular culture.
(Suggested topics might include photographic representations of the Civil
War; national mourning and public monuments; the memorialisation of
battle-fields; autobiographical accounts of battle; Civil War fiction and

Please submit abstracts of 300-500 words as soon as possible, and not later
than April 5th 2004.

Lucy Frank

Dr. Lucy Frank
English Department
University of Warwick
Coventry CV5 6GQ

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