CFP: 19th-Century Science Fiction

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction
full name / name of organization:
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email:
Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

Coppo_di_Marcovaldo,_Inferno canto 34 c1301 mosaic Hell devil WC pd– proto-science fiction
– texts traditionally not viewed as science fiction, reconsidered as aligned with the emergence of the genre
– historical/cultural influences on the emergence of the genre
– literary/cultural impacts of the emergence of the genre

300-word abstract and 1-page CV by 15 March 2015, sent to Jessica Kuskey (

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