Frances Burney and Fashion, Burney Society Panel (ASECS, March 2010)

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Frances Burney Society Panel for ASECS 2010

Burney and Fashion

This panel seeks papers on any aspect of fashion(s) in Burney's life and works. Papers may consider fashion materially (clothing, accessories, objects) and/or fashion ideologically (taste, style, faux pas, vulgarities). Papers may also explore how Burney draws on the various meanings of the terms fashion and fashionable in her fiction, letters, and diaries. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. We ask that any panelist who is not already a member of the Burney Society to please join before the ASECS meeting in March. Abstracts of 250-500 words to Laura Engel by September 15, 2009. Please send abstracts via E-mail to or mail to English Department, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.