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  • Michael Torregrossa
    ... From: Michael Torregrossa Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2000 5:45 PM Subject: Fw: Non-Canonical Fifties Fictions (12/1; journal
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Michael Torregrossa <torregrossa@...>
      Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2000 5:45 PM
      Subject: Fw: Non-Canonical Fifties Fictions (12/1; journal issue)


      > Hello,
      >
      > I thought this might be interesting to anyone working on Arthurian comic
      > books (or any aspect of Arthuriana in the 1950s).
      >
      > Michael
      >
      > *************
      > If you wish to be removed from this list, please email me at
      > torregrossa@...
      > ***************
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Michael Torregrossa <bokewyrm@...>
      > To: Michael Torregrossa <torregrossa@...>
      > Sent: Sunday, May 07, 2000 4:42 PM
      > Subject: Fw: Non-Canonical Fifties Fictions (12/1; journal issue)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Gene Kannenberg, Jr. <epk93002@...>
      > > To: <comixschl-list@...>
      > > Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 9:58 AM
      > > Subject: CFP: Non-Canonical Fifties Fictions (12/1; journal issue)
      > >
      > >
      > > > Poster: "Gene Kannenberg, Jr." <epk93002@...>
      > > > Of *definite* interest to those working on American comics in the
      > 1950s--
      > > > note that this call specifically mentions comics, Carl Barks, and
      > writers
      > > and
      > > > artists of EC comics; one of the guest editors is Samuel Delany.
      > > > --Gene--
      > > > ------- Forwarded message follows -------
      > > > Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2000 23:42:20 -0400 (EDT)
      > > > From: Joshua B Lukin <jblukin@...>
      > > > To: cfp@...
      > > > Subject: CFP: Non-Canonical Fifties Fictions (12/1; journal issue)
      > > >
      > > > Paradoxa
      > > > Call for Papers
      > > >
      > > > "Fifties Fictions"
      > > >
      > > > Deadline: December 1, 2000
      > > > Contact: Info@... or jblukin@...
      > > >
      > > > Paradoxa is seeking high-quality critical essays on non-canonical
      > > > American prose works from the Fifties: crime fiction, juvenile
      > > > delinquency stories, Westerns, science fiction, comics, neglected
      > > > literary fiction, gay and lesbian romances, and studies defining the
      > > > psychosocial paradigms in and of the era (such as the works of David
      > > > Riesman, William H. Whyte, Erving Goffman), as well as the influence
      of
      > > > editors, reviewers, publishers, and anthologists (such as Arnold Hano,
      > > > Judith Merrill, and Anthony Boucher). We welcome studies of single
      > > > authors and single works, as well as comparative studies. We are
      looking
      > > for
      > > > pieces that address the cultural features, norms, and expectations of
      > > > 1950s America, including gender inequality, race relations,
      containment
      > > > culture, and fear of nuclear war.
      > > >
      > > > Our interests include but are not limited to: Charlotte Armstrong,
      > > > Carl Barks, Alfred Bester, Robert Bloch, Vance Bourjaily, Leigh
      > > > Brackett, Ray Bradbury, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Fredric Brown, Howard
      > > > Browne, William Burroughs, R.V. Cassill, Alice Childress, Richard
      > > > Condon, Donald Cory, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, William Demby, Philip
      Dick
      > > > (SF and mainstream), Harlan Ellison, writers and artists of E.C.
      Comics,
      > > William
      > > > Campbell Gault, David Goodis, Cameron Hawley, Chester Himes, Dolores
      > > > Hitchens, Edward Hoagland, Dorothy Belle Hughes, Evan Hunter (Ed
      > McBain),
      > > > Shirley Jackson, Jack Kerouac, John O. Killens, Cyril Kornbluth,
      Elmore
      > > Leonard
      > > > (Westerns), Thomas McGrath, Richard Matheson, Judith Merrill, Margaret
      > > Millar,
      > > > Vin Packer (Ann Aldrich), Ann Petry, Frederik Pohl, Peter Rabe, Craig
      > > > Rice, Irwin Shaw, Mickey Spillane, Theodore Sturgeon, Jim Thompson,
      > Nedra
      > > Tyre,
      > > > Alex Raymond, Jack Vance.
      > > >
      > > > In an enterprise of this sort, it's important that potential
      > > > contributors realize what we are not looking for as well. Writers
      > > > simply too canonical for our project include: James Baldwin, Saul
      > > > Bellow, Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Norman
      > > > Mailer, Bernard Malamud, Vladimir Nabokov, Flannery O'Connor, Gore
      > Vidal.
      > > >
      > > > Guest Editors for the special issue are Samuel R. Delany (SUNY
      > > > Buffalo), and Josh Lukin <jblukin@...> (SUNY Buffalo).
      > > >
      > > > Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2000. Please consult
      > > > submission guidelines on the inside back cover of the journal, or
      > > > follow MLA guidelines in terms of general format, citation reference,
      > > > footnotes, headings, etc. Send three copies, each with an abstract of
      > > > not more than 300 words on a separate page, to Managing Editor David
      > > > Willingham, c/o Paradoxa, PO Box 2237, Vashon Island, WA 98070 (USA).
      > > > For more information regarding this project, or past or future
      > > > projects, or subscriptions to the journal, send queries to
      > > > Info@...,
      > > > or see the Paradoxa website at
      > > > www.paradoxa.com.
      > > >
      > > > ---
      > > >
      > > > ===============================================
      > > > From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
      > > > CFP@...
      > > > Full Information at
      > > > http://www.english.upenn.edu/CFP/
      > > > or write Erika Lin: elin@...
      > > > ===============================================
      > > > ------- End of forwarded message -------
      > > >
      > >
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