CFP Fictions, Facts and “Effects of Reality”: Questioning the Mimetic in the Nineteenth-Century Novel
The journal 'English Literature: Theories, Interpretations, Contexts', published at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, invites scholars to send article proposals on the topic of 'Fictions, Facts and “Effects of Reality”: Questioning the Mimetic in the Nineteenth-Century Novel'. We shall be happy to consider essays that address and problematize the mimetic in the nineteenth-century novel (British, American and in English), highlighting the relationship between fictional and non-fictional elements and focussing on the framing strategies –descriptive, rhetorical, pertaining to plotting and characterization, etc.– of referential material that confer an “air of reality” on works of fiction.
The deadline for sending proposal and abstract is May 1st, 2019. See attached doc for more details and information.
'English Literature: Theories, Interpretations, Contexts' is journal devoted to a multidisciplinary approach to literature, to its relations with the various fields of knowledge, with culture, society, science, and the arts. It is indexed in ERIH-plus, MLA Directory of periodicals, Crossref, DOAJ. It has been accepted for inclusion in Scopus database.