CFP--Essays for book on Edward Albee and influence

deadline for submissions: 
January 10, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies (Brill)
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We invite proposals for essays to be published in EDWARD ALBEE: INFLUENCE, which will be Volume 4 of NEW PERSPECTIVES IN EDWARD ALBEE STUDIES, to be published by Brill. Essays can focus on theatrical, literary or cultural influences on Albee's work OR on Albee's influence on other writers, directors or genres.     In particular, we are interested in essays on any or all of the following topics:     Playwrights who influenced Albee's work and theatrical styles which influenced his work.     Albee and American history/culture. Eg. his use of cultural critics.     Albee's use of literature, art and music: his relationship with particular artists and composers.     Albee and movies.     The Off-Broadway theatre before Albee.     The work of the Playwrights Unit, part of Alberwild Theatre Arts, Inc.     Albee's mentorship of playwrights     Albee's influence on later playwright(s).     Albee's partnership with Cherry Lane Theatre and his contributions to Off-Broadway       Theatre     Imitators of Albee's style     Albee as professor     Albee's influence on LGBTQ Theatre  Your proposal should be 300-500 words long and will be due by January 10, 2019. If your proposal is accepted, your essay should be 6,000-9,000 words long and will be due no later than October 1, 2019. Submit proposals to the co-editors, Natka Bianchini (, and John M. Clum (