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>From: "David Gorman" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Critical Classics Revisited (3/1/06; MLA '06)
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>Critical Classics Revisited (Special Session)
>To be proposed for the MLA Conference
>27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA
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>This panel will be devoted to reconsiderations of major works of
>twentieth-century criticism, scholarship, or theory (e.g., Auerbach's
>Mimesis, Frye's Anatomy, Barthes's S/Z). Possible questions or points of
>discussion:
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>*What matters and what no longer matters in this work?
>*To what in its historical context was this work a response?
>*What has been the effect of this work on the history of literary
>study?
>*What are the literary (or textual) qualities of this work?
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>Besides individual works, the panel will be open to reconsiderations of
>jointly or collectively authored works (e.g., Gilbert & Gubar; Critics
>and Criticism, ed. Crane; one of the vols. of Poetik und Hermeneutik),
>and of writings by major figures who produced no magnum opus, as well as
>to arguments on behalf of neglected works.
>
>Send proposals by 1 March 2006 to:
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>David Gorman
>Department of English
>Northern Illinois University

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