“Romance and its Transformations, 1550-1750”
Chawton House Library, 30 June-1 July, 2014
The conference invites proposals for papers on any aspect of the way romance has been adopted and transformed between 1550 and 1750. Potential areas of investigation include but are not limited to: Romance, commonplace books, conduct books, drama, poetry (including epic), letters, life writing, novels and other forms of prose fiction, political activism, political writing, print and, manuscript culture, scientific writing, social interactions, and translation.
The deadline for submission of abstracts (500 words) is 15th February 2014.
More information is available at the conference web site.