Literary Celebrity and Social Discourse in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Culture (NEMLA 2013)

Building on recent scholarly attention to the intersections between literary and celebrity studies, this panel seeks papers on the phenomenon of literary celebrity in nineteenth century Anglophone culture. Of particular interest are the ways in which such celebrity inflects and is inflected by the social discourses of the period, including those of gender, sexuality, race, imperialism, class, print culture, crime, and performance. Interdisciplinary and comparative approaches encouraged ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
British
Popular Culture
African-American
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
1865-1914
Romantics
Victorian
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