CFP for an edited collection on Eliza Rachel Felix

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 3, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

I welcome chapter proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of the famous nineteenth-century French Jewish actress Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute chapter proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

--Rachel as a national and international celebrity

--Rachel’s private and public lives

--Rachel’s biographers and their portrayals of her life and work

--References and allusions to Rachel in nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-first century literature 

Please send your proposal (300-500 words) with a brief bio to Prof. Nevena Stojanovic at nstojano@mix.wvu.edu by February 28, 2018. Please type ‘edited collection on Rachel’ in the subject line. Feel free to contact Nevena if you have any queries. Cambridge Scholars Publishing is interested in the collection.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Nevena Stojanovic

Lecturer

English Department

West Virginia University

327 Colson Hall

1503 University Avenue

PO Box 6296

Morgantown, WV 26506-6296

E-mail: nstojano@mix.wvu.edu

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