Submissions for a Book collection addressing areas of congruence in James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence (deadline 06/1/2011)

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas & University of Tulsa

Call for Papers for an edited essay collection addressing areas of congruence between James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence. The collection will look beyond the more traditionally observed differences between these two modernist writers, and will draw new parallels between their works, aesthetics, and lives. Contributors should submit a full-length text (20-25 pp) with a CV to ( by Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Proposals should be new work and previously unpublished. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Treatments of religion
• Exile and outcast
• Sexuality
• Genre
• Italian influences
• Colonial experience
• Homosexuals and homosexuality
• Portrayal and treatment of women
• Portrayal of education institutions
• Depiction of masculine Identity and scripts
• Publication in literary magazines
• Treatments of the politics of Empire
• Censorship & obscenity trials
• On reading each other
• Autobiography
• The fringes of taboo
• The Everyman
• Animal imagery