ESQ Special Issue: Paula Bernat Bennett and the Recovery of 19th-Century American Women Poets (Proposals due 5.17.16)
Call for papers for a special issue of ESQ to celebrate the landmark contribution of Paula Bernat Bennett to the recovery of nineteenth-century American women poets and the 20th anniversary of the publication of her ground-breaking anthology Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets (1997). Papers that acknowledge her contribution to the field and both extend and respond to her scholarly recovery work are invited. Essays that focus on writers that she has recovered or explicitly respond to her scholarship would be especially welcome.
Proposals of 250-300 words for finished essays of 7,000 words submitted by May 15, 2016. Final submission of essays will be January 1, 2017. Please send inquiries for papers to Faith Barrett firstname.lastname@example.org, Paraic Finnerty email@example.com Elizabeth Petrino firstname.lastname@example.org