NABOKV-L post 0000398, Tue, 6 Dec 1994 19:24:05 -0800

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Nabokov Conference in Texas (fwd)
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From:LYLAR@ttacs.tt.edu
ANNOUNCEMENT

For anyone interested in presenting a paper at the Conference on
"DISCOURSE AND IDEOLOGY IN NABOKOV'S PROSE" to be held at Texas Tech
University (Lubbock, TX) on 6-8 April, 1995, the deadline for receipt
of abstracts has been extended until 10 January, 1995. Papers which
treat such issues as discursive practice, ideological structures and
readings of Nabokovian texts from feminist, marxist and post-structuralist
perspectives are welcomed. Also, papers which focus on Nabokov's own
views about ideology. Potential participants should contact David
Larmour, either on e-mail (LYLAR@TTACS.TTU.EDU) or at Dept. of Classical
and Modern Languages and Literatures, Box 42071, Texas Tech Univ.,
Lubbock, TX 79409-2071.

The topic of the conference is designed to focus attention on
a number of issues: how diverse readers interpret and make meaning of
Nabokov's texts; the ideological assumptions and manipulations at work
in the prose texts; competing discourses within texts; the relationship
between text and authorial introduction; Nabokov's views on ideology;
the discourse (s) in Nabokovian criticsim and so on.


David Larmour.