CFP: [General] Rewriting Women 4/15; MMLA 11/16-16

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Laura Vorachek

>From Robert Zemeckis’s recasting of Grendel's mother in his recent
adaptation of Beowulf to Jane Smiley’s re-imagining of King Lears's
Goneril and Regan in A Thousand Acres to Jean Rhys’s reconsideration of
Charlotte Brontë’s Bertha Mason in Wide Sargasso Sea, authors have re-
envisioned previously created female characters. This panel seeks papers
that address such adaptations or rewritings of women, from medieval to
contemporary literature and film. Please send 200-word abstracts by
April 15 to

The 50th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held Nov. 13-16, 2008, at the
Marriott Minneapolis City Center Hotel in Minneapolis, MN. Please see for more details.

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