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CFP: Shakespeare and the Reformation
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0328  Friday, 18 February 2005

From:           Douglas Brooks <
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Date:           Thursday, 17 Feb 2005 10:43:51 -0600
Subject:        CFP: Shakespeare and the Reformation (3/15/05; MLA 05/Journal
Issue)

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the Reformation" (co-edited with Glyn Parry),
the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual
Meeting of the MLA (Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2004).

For both the MLA Session and the concomitant issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook we welcome proposals for papers that explore the ways in which
Shakespeare's plays and poems engage with the spiritual and temporal
consequences of religious change in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.

Please submit title and 100-250-word abstract of proposed paper along
with a brief scholarly bio by March 15, 2005 to Douglas A. Brooks,
Editor, Shakespeare Yearbook (
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e-mail attachments in Rich Text Format or Microsoft Word are preferred.
  Proposed papers must not exceed eight double-spaced pages in Times New
Roman 12 point.

Those prospective contributors who are unable to attend MLA, but wish to
propose essays for the issue of Shakespeare Yearbook should submit
abstracts and brief scholarly bios to Douglas A. Brooks
(
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 ) by May 25, 2005

The Shakespeare Yearbook (http://www-english.tamu.edu/pubs/sjb/)is an
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 anonymously by two readers.
Glyn Parry is Senior Lecturer in History at Victoria University of
Wellington, New Zealand. He is the author of A Protestant Vision.
William Harrison and the Reformation of Elizabethan England (Cambridge
University Press, 1987, 2002), and has published essays in The
Historical Journal, The English Historical Review, The Journal of
Ecclesiastical History, The Huntington Library Quarterly, and History of
Science, amongst others.  He is currently completing an intellectual
biography of John Dee.

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