CFP Suburban and Urban Western Literature and Culture. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.

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Professor Neil Campbell, University of Derby, UK
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The journal Western American Literature invites submissions examining the urban and suburban West in literature, film, television, memoirs, and other forms. We are interested in original work investigating the urban and suburban from a variety of critical perspectives. You might, for example, consider individual writers with a strong urban/suburban focus to their work, specific themes that reflect upon the increased urbanization of the West, place-based studies, environmental issues raised by sub/urbanism, or theoretical approaches that engage with and illuminate our perception of the topic (such as critical regionalism). Interdisciplinary essays and those taking innovative approaches to the topic are particularly welcome.
Your essay should not exceed 35 U.S. pages double-spaced, including endnotes and Works Cited. Please use end¬notes, not footnotes, for substantive notes. Your manu¬script should follow MLA style. Check journal website for further information

All submissions are electronic to our guest editor, Professor Neil Campbell,at the University of Derby, England. Questions and submissions should go directly to him at

The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.