19th-century British Novels and the Shape of British Writing Today

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Conference
Date: 
March 11, 2021 to March 14, 2021
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Sexuality Studies

To what extent have 19th-century British novelists, such as Austen, Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy, influenced the works of contemporary British writers? Is there a continuity of themes and styles, or have 21st-century British authors fundamentally broken away from examples of the past? Please submit abstracts of maxiumu 300 words via the Northeast Modern Language Associate website.

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Thomas Jay Lynn

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