MLA 2015, Dickens CFPs

There are three CFPs for sessions on Dickens.

Dickens: Surface, Depth, Close, Distant

Deadline: February 15, 2014

Date: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

Dickens’s novels all “surface” lacking depth? Critics urge “surface” (Best & Marcus) or “distant” (Moretti) readings. Examine Dickens using surface, depth, close, distant readings. 500 word abstracts by 15 February 2014; Priti Joshi (dickensmla2015@gmail.com).

 

Narratological Dickens

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Date: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

What can current narrative theories or narratological concepts teach us about Dickens? Is Dickens a narrative theorist? What can reading Dickens teach us about narrative theory? 250-word proposals by 15 March 2014; Robyn Warhol (warhol.1@osu.edu) and Susan Lanser (lanser@brandeis.edu).

 

Visual Dickens

Deadline: March 10, 2014

Date: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

Visual imagery in Dickens: dream, hallucination, portraits, caricature, blindness, the grotesque. Illustration, illustrators: Browne, Cruikshank, Cattermole, Fildes, Barnard, others. Dickens in popular media: photography, film, cards, advertising. Abstracts (250-300 words) by 10 March 2014; John Jordan (picasso@ucsc.edu).

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