NeMLA 2015: Writing the American Domestic in the 19th and 20th Century

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

This panel will investigate late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century American home and design periodicals. We invite papers on all aspects and forms of home writing, including projects that look at women's magazines such as Godey's Lady's Book, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, House Beautiful, recipe periodicals, etc. We are especially interested in the production of visual culture and its political implications in these publications. Please submit a 300-word abstract by Sept. 30, 2014 through the NeMLA submission website:
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