Editor seeks 7 15-20 page manuscripts on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s writing and its relation to 19th century American literature and law. Essays will correlate laws such as the Fugitive Slave Laws with race gender, and economics (either separately or combined). The ideal abstract will examine one or more of the following: correlate how dialogues between characters in Stowe’s work demonstrate a relation to law, how Stowe used her work to trigger public opinion to change oppressive laws, and how her works tie in with other abolitionists writing. The volume is intended for both professional scholars and graduate students. The ideal contributor will have advanced studies in literature. Please forward a 250 word abstract and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15th 2008. Essays will follow MLA guidelines and include full endnotes Please add a short list of further readings. Only accepted abstracts will receive a reply. Compensation will be announced once a publisher is found.
Gerardo Del Guercio.
Montreal, QC, CA.
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