CFP: Continuum Handbook Guides to Shakespeare, 17th Century British Literature, 18th Century British Literature (10/30/05; colle

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Philip Tew
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Prof. Philip Tew (University of Northampton) and Steve Barfield =
of Westminster) are commissioning editors for an innovative new series =
for a
major international publisher, Continuum International.


For this series, the Continuum Handbooks for Literature and Culture, the
editors are currently seeking several established or emergent scholars =
serve as volume editors for each of the individual volumes in the first
tranche to be published. Each one will be 90-95,000 words and the =
will have to co-ordinate and manage a number of contributory scholars =
the volume editors will be responsible for selecting as contributors. =
editors may individual items themselves. =20


The three specific volumes for which editors are currently sought are =
on Shakespeare, 17th Century British Literature, and 18th Century =
Literature. It is anticipated that each volume will be edited by at =
two people. The editors are happy to receive both joint and individual
applications. The aim of these handbooks is to be both informed by =
and scholarship, and to serve as progressive introductions for =
students. The detailed format will be given to successful applicants. To
date seven other volumes in selected key areas have already been =
Each volume will be published throughout the world with the full support =
the publishers.=20


Those with queries or any academics who feel they would be suitable =
editors for one of the above should contact Prof. Philip Tew (University =
Northampton) by e-mail only, to: OR Final applications consisting of an introductory letter and
full CV detailing experience and interest in the specific area =
including a complete list of publications to date, to be sent by Friday =
October, 2005, to both of the e-mail addresses as above. The subject =
line of
your message must contain the description 'Volume Editors for Continuum
Handbook Guides,' as these messages will be sorted automatically.=20



Prof. Philip Tew

Professor of English,

University of Northampton

Director, UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies

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