Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing, Editor Louise OVasvari and I-Chun Wang. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 17.2 (June 2015). Purdue University Press ISSN 1481-4374.

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Throughout history, humans share(d) similar experiences in war: they narrate their experiences and document suffering, trauma, dislocation, memory, etc. Life writing on war is often about (im)migration, separation, and dreams of return. The guest editors of the special issue on War and Life Writing invite studies on life writing in all its forms: auto/biography, memoir, testimony, diaries, letters, works in media other than print, as well as visual representation of war from all periods of human history. The preferred theoretical background of work is (comparative) cultural studies. Articles in the journal are 6000-7000 words. Articles published in the journal are double-blind peer reviewed and indexed, among others, in the MLA International Bibliography, the Thomson Reuters ISI Arts and Humanities Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, etc.

Please submit papers to Louise O Vasvari at [email protected] and to I-Chun Wang before May 31, 2014.


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