[Update] Paris in American Literature, Edited Volume

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Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
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We invite submissions from new and established scholars for a volume on the role of Paris in American Literature. Original articles, theoretical pieces, linguistic analyses, and historical perspectives concerning any period, are welcome.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:


History of Americans in Paris
Literary Life in France


Expatriate Cultural Mimicry
Use of French Language by Americans in Paris
Imagining Americans: Parisian Responses to Artistic Exiles
Displacing Plymouth to Paris: Writing New Identity


Gertrude Stein
Silvia Beach
Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Edgar Allen Poe
James Fenimore Cooper
James Baldwin
Anaïs Nin
Djuna Barnes
Henry James
Dan Brown

Completed essays required by July 1, 2011. Submit electronically a 250-word proposal and brief CV by January 4, 2011:

Jeffrey Herlihy, University of Puerto Rico — jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu
Vamsi K. Koneru, Yale — vamsi.koneru@yale.edu