CFP: Shakespeare and the Lacanian Renaissance (11/1/05; journal issue)

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Douglas Brooks
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For a future issue of the Shakespeare Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the
Lacanian Renaissance" -- to be co-edited by Douglas A. Brooks (Texas
A&M University) and Kristin Lacefield (University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill) -- the journal seeks articles that examine the
intersections between Lacanian theory and the literary production of
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.

Jacques Lacan often turned to literature written in the early modern
period to articulate his thoughts on a wide range of psychoanalytic
issues. During the roughly two decades of Post-structuralism's
prominence, a number of scholars of early modern literature turned to
Lacan to articulate a range of literary and cultural issues. Some
twenty years after Lacan's death it seems worth revisiting the
relevance of his work to the study and interpretation of early modern

Please submit title and 200-word abstract of proposed paper along
with a brief scholarly bio by Nov. 1 2005 to Douglas A. Brooks
( Digital submissions as e-mail attachments in
Rich Text Format or Microsoft Word are preferred. Completed papers
will also be considered.

Completed essays are due by June 1, 2006.

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. All submissions must be as digital attachments in
Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format

Address all queries to Douglas A. Brooks (

The Shakespeare Yearbook is a broadly based international annual of
scholarship relating to the work of Shakespeare and his

--Douglas A. BrooksEditor, Shakespeare Yearbook Professor, Department of English 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 Tue Aug 09 2005 - 10:01:56 EDT