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August 27, 2012

Dear Members of the Modernist Studies Association,

We are pleased to report that the new volume of Resources of American Literary Study will soon be published by AMS Press. It'??s an exceptionally strong volume, featuring a range of work, including the presentation of an unpublished story by H.D. We invite those of you who work on American modernists to consider submitting your work to the next volume.

Since its founding in 1971, RALS has been devoted to archival discovery and bibliographical analysis. Published as an annual since 2003, it has featured in recent volumes a consideration of hitherto unpublished letters from F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda; a study of the manuscripts of Ernest Hemingway'??s "??Big Two-Hearted River"?; a guide to the marine life in Hemingway'??s The Old Man and the Sea; and an essay on Admiral Mark Bristol?'s recovered war diary, which sheds light on Hemingway'??s three weeks in Constantinople in 1922. The "??Prospects" series continues to provide expert guidance on the future study of American authors. And the review-essays and reviews continue to provide thoughtful opinion on a broad array of scholarly books, including reference volumes. RALS remains a unique and valued venue in American literary scholarship.

We are now soliciting submissions for next year's volume, including work on the American moderns. As always, we seek archival discoveries and primary and secondary bibliographies. If you have such work, we welcome your submission. And if you know others who have such work, including graduate students, we would appreciate your passing this letter on to them and encouraging their submissions. Given our schedule, we ask that all submissions for the next volume be sent by November 1, 2012. The work should be double-spaced, with MLA documentation, and emailed as an attachment to

We are happy to add that AMS Press is in the process of making RALS available digitally. For further information on RALS, please go to

We wish you a great beginning to the new semester.

Yours truly,

Jackson R. Bryer (University of Maryland)
Richard Kopley (Penn State DuBois)

Conference Location: none, none
Conference Starts: November 01, 2012
Conference Ends: November 01, 2012

CFP Submission Deadline: November 01, 2012

For more information, contact: Jackson R. Bryer