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Annual British Comparative Literature Association Postgraduate Conference

27.09.2019 | 09:10

Call for Papers
 ‘Radical Retellings: Fairy Tale, Myth, and Beyond’
Friday 29th November 2019
St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
Keynote lecture: 
‘High Mountains are a Feeling: Queering Ice and Snow’
Professor Diane Purkiss (Keble College, Oxford)
 Vladimir Nabokov once provocatively remarked that ‘great novels are great fairy tales… literature does not tell the truth but makes it up’. This year’s BCLA postgraduate conference takes this statement as its point of departure and aims to interrogate the influence, legacy, and enduring significance of fairy...

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