CFP NeMLA 2017: Economy of I's: Bartering Subjects & the Multiplied Self in the American Lyric

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Call for Papers
September 30, 2016
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Humanities, Literature

This roundtable session is seeking papers that consider how first person pronouns and declarative clauses are used in the American lyric and how their use potentially highlights the ways in which place and nationality work to construct notions of the self in relation to the collective body—work to construct a political economy of empathetic identification.


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