Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature invites article submissions to Issue 2.1 (Jan 2012) describing the participation of literary works – historical or contemporary, upmarket or downmarket – in the global intersection of languages and literatures, groups and cultures. Comparative articles emphasizing literary criticism, cultural theory or book history are welcome. Possible areas of investigation include: anthologizing literature(s); diaspora/centre-periphery issues; digitization; economics, politics and print; gender, ethnicity and race; indigenous narratives; international readerships; intra-national relationships (e.g., within Canada); pop print/culture(s); post-colonialism/globalization; proletarian literature(s); reading, writing and publishing online; traditional genres and new forms; teaching comparative/world literature; translation; transnational networks; &c. Guidelines: graduate students only, 5-7,000 words including notes and works cited, MLA.
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