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19th-century British Novels and the Shape of British Writing Today (Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention)

Philadelphia, PA
Organization: Northeast Modern Language Association
Event: Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention
Categories: Postcolonial, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, British, Gender & Sexuality, Women's Studies, World Literatures, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2021-03-04 to 2021-03-14 Abstract Due: 2020-09-30

To what extent have 19th-century British novelists, such as Austen, Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy, influenced the works of contemporary British writers? Is there a continuity of themes and styles, or have 21st-century British authors fundamentally broken away from examples of the past? Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words.

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Thomas Jay Lynn