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Non-canonical British Literature 1890-1945

Organization: University of Banja Luka
Categories: British, Literary Theory, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century
Event Date: 2020-03-20 Abstract Due: 2020-03-20

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Call for book chapters - Non-canonical British literature: 1890-1945 - abstracts by 10 March, papers due 30 June 2020

We are working on an edited book on non-canonical English literature between 1890 and 1945 to be published by a UK publisher by the end of 2020. The provisional title of the book is Non-canonical British Literature: 1890-1945, and topics might include (but are not limited to):

- theoretical background of non-canonicity;
- studying individual non-canonical writers and their work(s);
- reasons for exclusion from the canon;
- shift from non-canonical to canonical;
- the role of power, ideology and religion in exclusion from the canon;
- conventionality and tradition;
- reception studies;
- sexuality, violence and censorship.

Please send an abstract of about 300 words with a short bio note of about 100 words to Petar Penda (petar.penda@flf.unibl.org) and to Tatjana Bijelic (tatjana.bijelic@flf.unibl.org)

Abstract submission is due to March 10th 2020 and paper submission (5000 – 7000 words) is due to June 30th 2020.


Petar Penda