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  • Call for Papers

Victorian Poetry

Special Issue on the Sonnet, Winter 2010 edited by Marysa Demoor and Marianne Van Remoortel

The issue will feature contributions by Isobel Armstrong, Angela Leighton, Valentine Cunningham, Kirstie Blair and John Holmes. Subjects include: the sonnet and the Rossettis, the ecclesiastical sonnet, sonnets by Charles Tennyson Turner, and Darwinism, feminism and the sonnet sequence.

Since there is room for three more essays, Victorian Poetry invites contributions addressing these or any other aspect of nineteenth-century sonnets and sonnet sequences. Subjects may include, but are not limited to:

the sonnet: form and genrethe sonnet's legacy: Petrarch and Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Miltonconformism and subversion: dealing with the sonnet's legacygender, sexuality and the sonnettranslations of sonnets and sequencessubjects: amatory/devotional/political/occasional/satirical sonnets,nature sonnets, sonnets on family relationships, sonnets on the sonnet etc.double works of art: sonnets and paintingssonnet anthologiessonnets in periodicalssonnets by women poets: Felicia Hemans, Elizabeth Barrett Browning,Augusta Webster etc.non-canonical sonnet writers

Deadline for submission: 31 January 2009.

Papers should be sent to: Professor Marysa Demoor, Department of English, University of Ghent, Rozier 44, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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