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Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

Categories: Interdisciplinary, British, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2022-12-30 to 2022-12-30 Abstract Due: 2022-12-30

This collection of critical essays explores how contemporary British authors engage with the theme of crisis in their fiction (as apparent in novels and short stories by Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, among others.)

‘Crisis’ can be investigated not only as informing any aspect of fiction involving sociopolitical and cultural systems, but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representation across narrative traditions.

Submissions should focus on one or more of the aforementioned major contemporary British authors (though you are welcome to propose additional British authors who explore the theme of crisis).

A submitted article should be between 4000-6000 words, and follow latest Chicago Notes & Bibliography style. https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide/citation-guide-1.html 

All submissions should be sent as Word attachments and contain author information including full name, title/designation, affiliation (university), email and/or other contact information.

The selected critical essays will be published by Cambridge Scholars https://www.cambridgescholars.com/uploads/Crisis%20in%20Contemporary%20British%20Fiction%20CFP.pdf

For submissions and queries contact the editor: Anastasia Logotheti, Professor at Deree College, the American College of Greece, at logotheti@acg.edu