Her Word as Witness: 19th Century Narratives of Self-Preservation and Identity--Roundtable (NEMLA 2013)

This roundtable panel seeks short papers on 19th century women's preoccupation with identity, self-preservation and self-determination fcusing on the relationship between the text, the discourse and the narrator.What kinds of access did women have to self preservation? For her days spent in hiding Jacobs said, ‘I would gladly forget them if I could.’ How did women reveal their desire to attain self-determination? What was the meaning of ‘self-determination’ for ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, Masssachusetts
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Gender & Sexuality
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