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EXTENDED DEADLINE: Special issue of EJAS on The American Neuronovel

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:20am
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

EJAS (European Journal of American Studies) is accepting submissions for a special issue on the American neuronovel to be released in the fall of 2021.

 The word “neuronovel” was coined by American critic Marco Roth in a famous 2009 article, “The Rise of the Neuronovel.” According to Roth, in contemporary Anglo-American fiction “the novel of consciousness or the psychological or confessional novel—the novel, at any rate, about the workings of a mind—has transformed itself into the neurological novel, wherein the mind becomes the brain.” To illustrate his statement, he then quotes a long list of examples: