CFP: [Theatre] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

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Timothy Mark Robinson
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Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature
(Deadline 3/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American

The primary markets for this encyclopedia will be high schools, colleges,
and special libraries. It will be written in a manner that is
comprehensible to the constituents of each market.

For the first phase of this project, I am still seeking submissions in

The deadline for submitting entries for the updated list 3/10/09.


If you would like to contribute, please send an email to Use Encyclopedia of Slavery as your subject heading:

Within the message, list the entries that you would like to write and
briefly describe your qualifications and research areas.

Dr. Timothy Mark Robinson
Bates College
205 Pettigrew Hall
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Tel. 207.786.6314

The Fugitives [anonymous] (S)
The Kidnapped Clergyman [anonymous] (S)
Uncle Tom’s Cabinâ€"George Aiken (M)
The Stars and Stripesâ€"Lydia Maria Child (M)
Dessalinesâ€"William E. Easton (M)
The Reverend Griffith Davenportâ€"James A. Herne (S)
Peculiar Sam; or, The Underground Railroadâ€"Pauline Hopkins (S)
The Guerrillasâ€"James D. McCabe (S)
The Christian Slaveâ€"Harriet Beecher Stowe (S)

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