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CFP: [American] Charles Brockden Brown Society at ALA

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 1:45am
Jennifer Desiderio

Charles Brockden Brown Society: Charles Brockden Brown and His Female
Contemporaries
The Charles Brockden Brown Society invites papers on Brown and his female
contemporaries. While Brown’s engagement with European Enlightenment
thinkers and American political philosophy has been well documented, his
interest in female thinkers and authors and his relationship to their
careers are less known. For instance, Brown’s and Susanna Rowson’s
professional careers have interesting similarities that remain relatively
unexplored; they both authored Gothic familial narratives, historical
romances, and sentimental stories of loss and love in the first half of

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