[update] William Blake and His Influence 4/7-11 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; proposals by Sept. 30, 2009

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Josephine McQuail / Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
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Papers are welcome on William Blake and his influence on any one of the many artists or movements he impacted, including not only literature but visual arts and music: including but not limited to the Pre-Raphaelites, the Ancients, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Ginsberg and the Beats, Van Morrison, Billy Bragg, Patti Smith, composer William Bolcom, -- not to mention popular writers like Joyce Carol Oates, Thomas Harris, etc. What do the artists "half create/And what perceive" in their own vision of William Blake? What is Blake's legacy today? E-mail abstracts or complete papers (limited to 10-12 minutes presentation time) to Josephine McQuail or mail to Dr. J. McQuail, Box 5053, 5 William L. Jones Dr., Cookeville TN 38505 USA; FAX (931) 372-3484; more information (931) 372-6207, or check the NeMLA website at http://www.nemla.org. Papers cannot be presented in absentia; presenters must join NeMLA and register for the convention if their proposal is accepted. Abstracts or papers must be received by Sept. 30, 2009 to be considered.