THE JOHN CLARE SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA

 

The John Clare Society of North America organizes an annual session at the Modern Language Association Convention.


The next MLA Convention will be held in Washington, D.C., January 6-9, 2022.

The John Clare Society of North America invites proposals for its guaranteed session at the Modern Language Association Convention in Washington, D.C., 6-9 January 2022. Title of session: "John Clare and Extravagance." Scholarship on any aspect of John Clare's ability to break bounds -- stylistically or otherwise. Papers might touch on Clare's resistance to convention, the decadence of his language or subjects, his journey from Essex, or critical responses to his work that "break the rules" in some way. Please submit an abstract and short bio by 15 March 2021 to Erica McAlpine (erica.mcalpine@ell.ox.ac.uk).

Individuals who plan to attend academic sessions at the MLA Convention must register for the convention in advance.

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MLA session organized by the John Clare Society of North America in 2004.

Left to right: Misty Beck, Alan Vardy, Tim Ziegenhagen, James McKusick