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Aug. 16 is the submission deadline for papers for Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader: Selected Papers from the Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf

Helen Wussow, of Simon Fraser University and the conference organizer, will edit theselected papers volume. Clemson University Digital Press will publish it.

Here are the details:

The editor seeks papers that explore Virginia Woolf’s interactions with/influence on Commonwealth writers, the issues of common wealth, discussions of wealth and gender, colonialism and gender, imperialism, politics, and a host of other related topics.

Papers adapted from conference presentations may engage with discussions carried on by Virginia Woolf, Leonard Woolf, and other members of their circle on issues of class, economics, and education.

Papers may read Virginia Woolf as a member of the British Commonwealth, later the Commonwealth of Nations.  Papers may also explore the implications of these themes and others upon disciplinary, institutional, social, or cultural contexts.

Papers should be 2,500-3,000 words, including notes and bibliographies, and should follow the MLA Style Manual for internal citation and works cited.

Any inquiries should be addressed to Helen Wussow at hwussow@sfu.ca

Submissions should be sent as .docx or .rtf files to: hwussow@sfu.ca

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