• Survey of Arthurian literature to 1900
• Arthur in England during the World Wars
• Spiritual Quest in a Scientific Age
• On Mythological Geographies
• Tolkien and/or Lewis as Arthurian scholars
• Lancelot as Eärendel? The Fall of Arthur and The Silmarillion
• Western Isles and and Faerie Land: The Geography of The Fall of Arthur
• Perelandra: Avalon in the Heavens?
• That Hideous Strength: Merlin and The Pendragon
• Williams’ Anatomical Arthur or Williams’ Occult Arthur
• Tolkien, Lewis, or Williams as Political Commentators
• George MacDonald and Faerie
• G.K. Chesterton and the Historical Arthur
• James Frazer and Jessie Weston on Romantic Rituals
• Arthur Machen and Arthur Edward Waite: Occult Arthurs
• Arthur for Kids: Roger Lancelyn Green
• Owen Barfield and the Holy Grail
• World War Arthurs
• John Cowper Powys’s Glastonbury
• T.S. Eliot’s Wasteland
• Meta-Malory: T.H. White
Submissions are invited from any geographic region, and representing the disciplines of literature, theology, or history.
Abstracts should be between 500 and 1000 words and should include:
• Name(s) and contact information, including institutional affiliation and email address(es);
• A brief introduction to the topic, including scope and texts under consideration;
• The theoretical framework used;
• The main conclusions;
• The implications of this paper for the overall vision of this volume.
In addition, please submit a curriculum vitae, including a list of previous publications. However, please note that younger and emergent scholars, including promising graduate students, are especially invited to submit, so a shorter list of publications should not deter applications. Please note: all submissions must represent previously unpublished work.
Interested authors are invited to submit an abstract for a proposed chapter by 1 February 2014 to the collection editor, Sørina Higgins: email@example.com.
Selected authors will be notified by 1 April 2014, and will be invited to contribute a full-length chapter by 1 November 2014. Essays should be between 4,000 and 10,000 wordsand conform to MLA style. All chapters will be peer-reviewed by the collection editor and at least one other external reviewer before submission to the publishing house Editor.
Please direct inquiries and submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sørina Higgins blogs about Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling. She is currently editing The Chapel of the Thorn by Williams (forthcoming from Apocryphile). Her article “Double Affirmation: Medievalism as Christian Apologetic in the Arthurian Poetry of Charles Williams” featured in a topical issue of The Journal of Inklings Studies in October 2013, and her chapter “Is a ‘Christian’ Mystery Story Possible? Charles Williams’ War in Heaven as a Generic Case Study” appears in Christianity & the Detective Story (Cambridge Scholars, 2013). Sørina serves as Review Editor of Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, teaches English at Penn State (Lehigh Valley) and Lehigh Carbon Community College, and holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English.
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