Call for Chapters
Female Authors of Modernist Children’s Literature in Central Europe
Editors: Milena Mileva Blazić (University of Ljubljana), Yevheniia Kanchura (Zhytomyr State Technological University), and Alicja Fidowicz (Jagiellonian University)
Modernism was a cultural period that brought a lot of changes in society, art, and literature. Scientific and social progress, new ideas in psychology and pedagogy, emancipation of women, and other significant changes had a large influence on all literature, including children’s literature. Our project is to look at modernism in children’s literature of Central Europe, which was a multicultural region with different types of literary works.
We invite papers including the following topics:
- Modernist tendencies in the writings of female authors from Austria, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine (years 1880-1930)
- Beginnings of new trends in children’s literature created by female authors at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th
- Biographical contexts of writings for children created by female authors
- Reception of female authors’ writings in modernist Central Europe
- Writings of women from national and religious minorities (Jewish, Muslim, Protestant…)
- Contemporary reception of modernist female children’s authors
Please send your papers to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 July 2019. Before sending your paper, please contact us for editorial information.