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TopicPossible Changes to MLA Divisions

Dear Members of the Division of Nineteenth Century American Literature: During our annual meeting at the MLA Conference in Chicago, the Division of Late-Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century American Literature executive committee had a long discussion about the proposal to restructure the divisions in American literature. The committee feels that the general shift from “divisions” and […]

TopicPossible MLA Division Changes

Dear Members of the Division of Late-Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century American Literature: During our annual meeting at the MLA Conference in Chicago, the division’s executive committee had a long discussion about the proposal to restructure the divisions in American literature. The committee feels that the general shift from “divisions” and “discussion groups” to “forums” […]

DepositEl valor literario de la Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España: introducción y permanencia en el canon de la novela hispanoamericana

Up to the 20th century, Bernal Diaz del Castillo’s Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España had been considered the most trustworthy historical account of the conquest of Mexico. The last century saw a radical shift in how this work was read. Various authors and critics have considered the Historia verdadera to be the very first novel of the American continent. This conference traces the history of the reception of this work since it was first published in the 17th century. Following the conference theme of Hernan Cortés’ influence as writer, this work also evaluates the literary implications of Christian Duverger’s thesis of the Historia verdadera as a 16th century novel by Hernan Cortés

TopicCFP NeMLA: Writings about the Evolution of the Metropolis in the 20th Century

Panel: The (Ir)real City: Writing About the Changing Metropolis in the 20th Century (Session ID: 15391) Submission Link: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15391 Deadline: September 30, 2014 Panel Chair: Shayani Bhattacharya (for questions: shayanib@buffalo.edu) Conference Dates: April 30-May 03, 2015 (Toronto, Ontario)  The (Ir)real City: Writing About the Changing Metropolis in the 20th Century For Raymond Williams, the disorienting ephemerality […]