CFP: Doris Lessing Society Panel at MLA '06 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

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Alice Ridout
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          This is a cfp from the Doris Lessing Society for one of their two sponsored panels at this year's MLA Convention in Philadelphia from 27-30 December. Please send proposals by 15 March. Papers may address other authors alongside Lessing. Presenters must be members of the MLA and of the Doris Lessing Society ($16 US; for details visit website:
  Panel Title: Trauma and the Works of Doris Lessing
  Issues addressed may include: historical wounds, the past and its losses, "working through" the cycle of perpetual retraumatization, abandonment, apartheid, nuclear destruction. Abstracts of 1-2 pages to Linda Weinhouse ( and Alice Ridout ( by Mar. 15.

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