Call for papers: Doris Lessing at the 2015 MLA Convention
Doris Lessing and Canada
Inviting papers exploring Doris Lessing’s Canadian connections. Comparative studies with Canadian authors and papers on CBC lectures series, “Prisons We Choose,” welcome. Abstracts (250-350 words) and bios by 14 March 2014; Alice Rachel Ridout (firstname.lastname@example.org). (Guaranteed panel.)
Saturday, 10 January
D. H. Lawrence and Doris Lessing: New Perspectives
5:15–6:30 p.m., West 116, VCC West
Program arranged by the D. H. Lawrence Society of North America and the Doris Lessing Society
Presiding: Nancy L. Paxton, Northern Arizona Univ.
1. “Insanity, Gender, and War in Doris Lessing’s and D. H. Lawrence’s Fiction,” Jill Franks, Austin Peay State Univ.
2. “‘Unlived Lives, Unborn Children’ in D. H. Lawrence’s Chatterley Novels and Doris Lessing’s Alfred and Emily,” Nancy L. Paxton, Northern Arizona Univ.
3. “Decentering Trauma: The Narrative Aesthetics of D. H. Lawrence and Doris Lessing,” Tonya M. Krouse, Northern Kentucky Univ.
The following audiovisual request(s) was/were made for your session: No equipment needed
keywords: trauma, narrative, gender, modernism, realism