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CFP: Shakespeare Apocrypha (3/15/03; MLA San Diego)
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0157  Wednesday, 29 January 2003

From:           Douglas Brooks <
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Date:           Tuesday, 28 Jan 2003 10:49:06 -0600
Subject:        CFP: Shakespeare Apocrypha (3/15/03; MLA San Diego)

In conjunction with the theme of the 2005 issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "The Shakespeare Apocrypha" (co-edited with Ann Thompson), the
journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Convention
of the MLA (San Diego, December 27-30, 2003).

Since 1619, when Pavier and Jaggard included texts of A Yorkshire
Tragedy and 1 Sir John Oldcastle in their collection of Shakespeare
reprints, a number of plays have passed in and out of the Shakespeare
canon. Other plays in the Shakespeare Apocrypha include Arden of
Faversham, Locrine, Edward III, Mucedorus, Thomas Lord Cromwell, The
London Prodigal, The Puritan, The Merry Devil of Edmonton, Fair Em, The
Two Noble Kinsmen, The Birth of Merlin, and Sir Thomas More.

Prospective papers may focus on individual plays or on more general
issues.

Please submit title and 250 word abstract of proposed paper - or
proposed paper-along with a brief scholarly bio by March 15, 2003.
Digital submissions as e-mail attachments in Word or Rich Text Format
are preferred.  Proposed papers must not exceed 8 pages Times New Roman
12 point.

The Shakespeare Yearbook is a broadly based international annual of
scholarship relating to Shakespeare, his time, and his impact on later
periods. Maximum length for contributions is 35 double-spaced pages in
Times New Roman 12 point. Citations should be formatted according to the
Chicago Manual of Style.  The name of the author/s should only appear in
an accompanying cover letter.  All essays are reviewed by two readers.
Digital submissions in Word or Rich Text Format are welcome.

Speakers at the MLA annual convention must be members of the Modern
Language Association as of 1 April 2003.

For more information or to submit a proposal contact Douglas A.
Brooks:  
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Douglas A. Brooks
General Editor, Shakespeare Yearbook
Associate Professor, Department of English
Faculty Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts Honors Plan
Texas A&M University
210 B Blocker  MS 4227
College Station, TX 77843-4227
H: 979-774-3638; W: 979-862-1411; Fax: 979-862-2292
http://www-english.tamu.edu/pers/fac/brooks/

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