The International Conference
on Romanticism announces a conference boradly focused on the
topic of transformation and metamorphosis in romantic texts from
Britain, Continental Europe, Latin America, and North America.
20-minute papers will address various aspects of "transformation"
in the literature, art, and science of the romantic era.
Possible specific approaches
transformations, permutations, transubstantiation, seduction,
translation, flow, creation, conception, birth, death, materiality,
spirituality, melding, blending, distortion and transformation
of poetics and genre; religion as conversion, perversion, fall,
or repentance; adaptation, co-option, and plagiarism; repetition,
historical change, gender, engendering, childhood, unity, division,
and Romanticism into and out of other discourses.