Self-Adornment in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel (NEMLA 2013)
This session investigates objects and practices of self-adornment, including jewelry, cosmetics, accessories, and clothes, as presented in nineteenth-century British novels. Papers might consider realism’s emphasis on detail, the rise of commodity culture, or gendered readings as approaches; papers which consider the special role of self-adornment within specific genres such as the sensation novel, or silver fork fiction are also invited. Abstracts of 500 words or less should be ...
Sponsoring Organization(s) :
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Abstract due date:
Sunday, September 30, 2012