Proposals are now being accepted on the topic of the Historical Novel. Listed below are some suggested lines of inquiry, but topics not included here are also welcome. Individual papers (15-20 minute reading time) are welcome, as are complete panels focused on a theme (or particular author).
Possible lines of inquiry:
Defining the genre of historical novel.
Drawing the lines between truth, fiction, and history.
The "fog of war."
Hemingway as a writer of historical fiction.
Recent noteworthy literature of war.
Historical fiction as metaphor.
The first novels as historical novels.
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Brian U. Adler at the e-mail or physical address below by November 15, 2005. Please include a short CV.
Brian U. Adler, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Dean
The Graduate School
Valdosta State University
Valdosta, GA 31698
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