Call for book chapters - Non-canonical British literature: 1890 - 1945

deadline for submissions: 
March 30, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Petar Penda, University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology

Call for book chapters - Non-canonical British literature: 1890-1945 - abstracts by 20 March, papers due 30 June 2020 We are working on an edited book on non-canonical English literature between 1890 and 1945 to be published by a UK publisher by the end of 2020. The provisional title of the book is Non-canonical British Literature: 1890-1945, and topics might include (but are not limited to):

- theoretical background of non-canonicity;

- studying individual non-canonical writers and their work(s);

- reasons for exclusion from the canon;

- shift from non-canonical to canonical;

- the role of power, ideology and religion in exclusion from the canon;

- conventionality and tradition;

- reception studies;

- sexuality, violence and censorship.

Please send an abstract as a word document of  300 words with a short bio note of 100 words to Petar Penda ( and to Tatjana Bijelic ( Abstract submission is due to March 30th 2020 and paper submission (5000 – 7000 words) is due to August 30th 2020.


Petar Penda is full professor of English literature.

Tatjana Bijelic is full professor of English literature and creative writing.