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CFP: PAMLA Special Session "Materialisms in Victorian Literature and Culture" (3/17/2011; 11/10-11/2011)

Special Session

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
Scripps College, Claremont, CA 91711
November 10-11, 2011

Panel entitled "Materialisms in Victorian Literature and Culture"

This special session is devoted to assessing the presence and significance of material objects in Victorian literature and culture. Why are these objects placed in narratives? What significance do they carry for characters, reading audiences, authors. How do they help to tell a story?

Papers on literary theory on this approach to Victorian literature, or papers that apply this type of criticism to texts are all welcome!

Please send abstracts to Jean Arnold (jparnold@csusb.edu) by March 17.

PAMLA 2011 Conference: http://www.pamla.org/2011/

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