Kay Boyle Society Panel at the American Literature Association (ALA) ConferenceReconsidering Kay Boyle's Transatlantic Poetry and Prose
Recent critical approaches have underscored the significance of Kay Boyle's modernist and avant-garde approaches to literature, philosophical ideas, and politics. This panel invites further reflection on her relationship to transatlantic modernism.
Papers might address the following topics and approaches:
*Boyle's position as a woman writer in modern and contemporary literature and her life in transatlantic communities
*The role of little magazines or reviews in developing Boyle's modernist aesthetics
*Interrogation of Boyle's work in tandem with artistic movements or "-isms"
*Examination of Boyle's experimentation or the modernist aesthetics present in her work
*Comparison of Boyle and her work with the life and work of a canonical contemporary
*Boyle's commitments to political platforms and the subsequent impact of those commitments on her literary output
*Canonization and Boyle's modernist legacy
Please send 300-word abstracts to Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 6, 2010.
The official website for the Kay Boyle Society is located at http://homeweb1.unifr.ch/austenfe/pub/KBS/KBS.htm
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Conference Starts: May 27, 2010
Conference Ends: May 30, 2010
CFP Submission Deadline: January 06, 2010
For more information, contact: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick