Polyphonic Dickens

deadline for submissions: 
March 22, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2022 / Dickens Society
contact email: 

MLA 2022 (Washington DC, 6-9 January 2022)

Dickens Society Allied Organization Panel 

This panel invites papers that consider the diversity of speech, language, and sound in Dickens, including vocal performances of and in texts; characters’ speech and speech patterns; figurative language, wordplay, and verbal excess; soundscapes. Please submit 300-word proposals and a brief bio to Michelle Allen-Emerson at meallen@usna.edu