CFP: Shakespeare and the Reformation (3/15/05; MLA '05 and journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Brooks
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In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the Reformation" (co-edited with Glyn
Parry), the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming
Annual Meeting of the MLA (Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2004).

For both the MLA Session and the concomitant issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook we welcome proposals for papers that explore the ways in
which Shakespeare's plays and poems engage with the spiritual and
temporal consequences of religious change in Elizabethan and Jacobean

Please submit title and 100-250-word abstract of proposed paper along
with a brief scholarly bio by March 15, 2005 to Douglas A. Brooks,
Editor, Shakespeare Yearbook ( Digital submissions
as e-mail attachments in Rich Text Format or Microsoft Word are
preferred. Proposed papers must not exceed eight double-spaced
pages in Times New Roman 12 point.

Those prospective contributors who are unable to attend MLA, but wish
to propose essays for the issue of Shakespeare Yearbook should submit
abstracts and brief scholarly bios to Douglas A. Brooks
( by May 25, 2005

The Shakespeare Yearbook ( an
international annual of scholarship relating to Shakespeare, his
time, and his impact on later periods. Maximum length for
contributions is 35 double-spaced pages in Times New Roman 12 point.
Citations should be formatted according to the Chicago Manual of
Style. The name of the author/s should only appear in an
accompanying cover letter. All essays are reviewed anonymously by
two readers.

Glyn Parry is Senior Lecturer in History at Victoria University of
Wellington, New Zealand and is on the Editorial Board of Shakespeare
Yearbook. He is the author of A Protestant Vision. William Harrison
and the Reformation of Elizabethan England (Cambridge University
Press, 1987, 2002), and has published essays in The Historical
Journal, The English Historical Review, The Journal of Ecclesiastical
History, The Huntington Library Quarterly, and History of Science,
amongst others. He is currently completing an intellectual biography
of John Dee.

--Douglas A. BrooksEditor, Shakespeare Yearbook Professor, Department of EnglishFaculty Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts Honors Program A&M University210 B Blocker MS 4227College Station, TX 77843-4227H: 979-774-3638; W: 979-862-1411; Fax: 979-862-2292 ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Sun Feb 20 2005 - 14:12:30 EST