Death in Early Modern Literature |

by Jessica C. Murphy

The Humanities Review, a literary journal published by the St. John’s University English Department in New York, seeks scholarly compositions for the Spring 2010 edition. This issue will focus on the political, social and aesthetic machinery of death in Early Modern literature. Possible topics of interest include:

• The Functions of Textual Death
• Theatrical Death
• Death and the Human Body
• Death and the Supernatural
• Memento mori in period art
• The Plague / Executions

Submissions should be 10 pages single spaced. MLA style only. Endnotes preferred.

Deadline: Saturday, April 10, 2010. Please submit via email to: or via mail to:

The Humanities Review
St. Augustine Hall 150
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY

Addendum: Call for Cover Art

We also desire cover art for the aforementioned theme. Artistic submissions in painting, photography, CG, & drawing are welcome. Monochrome, or the ability to be printed in black & white, is a must. Please submit via email attachment as a .TIFF file to

Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2010.

John V. Nance and Christianne Cain, Edtors.

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