>From: "Lynda Walsh" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/1/05; RMMLA,
>The Rhetorical Approaches to Literature panel (a Special Topics session)
>is soliciting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2005 Rocky
>Mountain MLA convention in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, October 20-22.
>Rhetorical approaches to literature are investigations of the work that
>literature does in the world. Previously selected papers have
>investigated how scientific hoaxes published in antebellum American
>media altered their readers' understanding of the natural world; how
>Brenda Marie Osbey's poetry provides a psychological map of a city (New
>Orleans); and how East and West are inscribed via the trope of desire on
>Orhan Pamuk's My Name is Red. Any productive application of rhetorical
>theory-in any phase from ancient to modern-to any literature is welcome.
>Please email a 250-word abstract to the panel chair, Dr. Lynda Walsh
>([log in to unmask]), by March 1, 2005.
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