Kazuo Ishiguro Special Issue (Texas Studies in Literature and Language)

deadline for submissions: 
August 1, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
contact email: 

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Kazuo Ishiguro

Deadline for submissions: August 1, 2022
Full name / name of organization: Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Prospective publication: September 2023
Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu
TSLL Website: https://utpress.utexas.edu/journals/texas-studies-in-literature-and-lang...

This special issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language focuses on the British Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro. We welcome submissions on all aspects of Ishiguro’s oeuvre – from his novels, stories, and screenplays to his musical compositions – and from any methodological angle or approach: historicist, formalist, psychoanalytic, postcolonial, Marxist, bibliographical, feminist, queer, trans, ecocritical, new materialist, or something else altogether. We also welcome essays discussing the two cinematic
adaptations of Ishiguro’s novels The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, the stage adaptation of Remains, or the radio drama or audiobook versions of any of his works.

 

Possible topics include:

  • War, trauma, and history
  • Emipre and race
  • Sexuality and/or gender identification
  • Memory, repression, and denial
  • Ecology and environment
  • Literary celebrity and notoriety
  • Posthumanism and biotechnology
  • Animality
  • Cognitive-affective cultural studies
  • English nationalism
  • Medievalism and the legend of Arthur
  • Experiments in point of view and genre
  • Emigration and exile
  • Literary influences and legacies

 

Submission guidelines:

Please submit manuscripts of 6,000-9,000 words inclusive of notes and works cited, in the most recent version of Word and MLA format (TSLL uses the MLA Handbook, 9th edition). Submissions must be double-spaced in Courier font and 12-point type and should not contain information that reveals the author’s identity. Submissions should be sent to TSLL@austin.utexas.edu with an email subject line: "IshiguroSpecial Issue Submission"

Deadline for submissions: August 1, 2022
Prospective publication: September 2023
Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu

 

About Texas Studies in Literature and Language

TSLL is an established journal of literary criticism publishing substantial essays that reflect a variety of critical approaches and
cover all periods of literary history. This wide-angled academic journal, the TSLL continues to be published out of the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of English. This will be the very first TSLL issue devoted to Kazuo Ishiguro.

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