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James Baldwin: A Century Later
World Literary Review
Deadline for abstracts: May 1, 2019
Deadline for mss submissions: September 30, 2019
Authors and artists invited to submit works on James Baldwin: A Century Later to the World Literary Review for publication in March 2020. This collection of articles will examine various perspectives regarding the forthrightness of Baldwin as weighed from the 21st century perspective. Critical questions include: What is Baldwin’s relevance today in literature, art, politics, social context, and literary criticism? On the other hand: Was he in step with or ahead of his time? How did he confront the Civil Rights issues of his time?
Topics include, but not limited to, the following:
Expatriate in France
Baldwin’s essays, novels, plays and other artistic accomplishments
Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism
Go Tell It on the Mountain, The Fire Next Time, others
Representation in today’s anthologies
Literary criticism and philosophy
Perspective of black experience in America
Political, religious and social attitudes
Views on race and American culture
Friendship and rivalry with Richard Wright
Influence of and on fellow and later writers and artists
Deadline & how to apply
The World Literary Review is a peer-reviewed e-journal. The editors seek to publish the highest in quality research papers that contribute genuine knowledge and research to the fields of literature, art and cultural studies. All submitted articles must be original and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. WLR reviews papers within one month of submission. Abstracts should be limited to 300 words. Follow MLA style. Include your biographical sketch or CV.
Other info, Links & conditions
WLR’s publication series A Century Later also includes separate forthcoming collections on T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, HD, Gertrude Stein, Harlem Renaissance, Joseph Conrad, George Bernard Shaw, Franz Kafka, D. H. Lawrence, Marcel Proust, Eugene O’Neill, and others. Please send your inquiry of interest to Kimberly Fain, Editor, Kimberly.email@example.com.
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