CFP Extended: Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian Biography

The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED

ABSTRACTS NOW DUE 24 APRIL 2015

Keynote speakers:

Prof. David Amigoni (Keele),  ‘Writing Lives Together in the Darwin family, 1804-1876: gender, heredity and authority’

Dr. Daisy Hay (Exeter), ‘Adventures of an Unromantic Biographer’

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Recent biographical criticism and biographies of the Romantics and Victorians have moved away from a focus on the single life to encompass different creative relationships: the friendship circle; the literary family; the local or religious community. In so doing they are returning to the practices of Romantic and Victorian biographers who often ‘wrote Lives together’, both in the sense of focusing on multiple subjects and in adopting collaborative modes of authorship. Our conference will reflect on these and other kinds of ‘writing together’, in Romantic and Victorian life-writing – for instance how life-writing might bring together Romantic and Victorian subjects/authors; or different disciplines, materials or media.

We welcome proposals on any aspect…

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