CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Vulgarity (2008 MLA San Francisco 12/27-30)

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Elsie Michie
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Call for Papers for one of two panels at the 2008 MLA, sponsored by the Dickens Project in
partnership with the Dickens Society.

Victorian Vulgarity
Were the 1800s a “century of vulgarity” as Gilbert Osmond claims? Consider
vulgarity in contexts such as: class and race relations; decorum, taste,
and language use; the body, dirt, sexuality and disgust; assessments of
verbal, visual and performance art.

Abstract and brief c.v. by 1 Mar. to Elsie B. Michie (

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