NABOKV-L post 0006249, Wed, 5 Dec 2001 14:55:06 -0800

THE new journal "Partial Answers". Call for papers.
EDITOR'S NOTE. NABOKV-L calls particular attention to the announcement
below. The editor of PARTIAL ANSWERS, Leona Toker (The Hebrew University
of Jerusalem), is the author of the well-known monograph NABOKOV: THE
MYSTERY OF LITERARY STRUCTURES (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1989). The themes
outlined below suggest that the journal is a likely venue for
Nabokov-related essays.

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Subject: the journal "Partial Answers"
From: "Leona Toker" <>

Partial Answers: A Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas

Call for Papers

Partial Answers, a biannual journal sponsored by the School of
of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is devoted to the
study of literature and the history of ideas. It welcomes contributions
that explore the ways in which
-------literary texts can be perceived both as works of art and as
testing grounds for ideas;
-------literary works participate in the history of ideas, whether
understood as a continuous line of development, as a process of
inheriting and correcting schemas, or as a sequence of archeological
-------literary texts negotiate ideological changes;
-------period concepts and debates impinge on the shape of the literary
-------the evolution of ideas affects our reading of the literature of
the past; individual texts reflect the changing ideas about literature

Partial Answers is published in a region where the need for
of the contingency of one's ideological position is intensely felt. The
journal encourages contributors to be explicit regarding their
partialities and their philosophical agenda.

The editorial board will consider articles of 3,000 to 10,000 words,
written in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style and a consistent
system of reference. Two printed copies of each article and an abstract
must be submitted for preliminary evaluation and refereeing; an
copy will be requested at a later stage. Articles must be accompanied by
self-addressed envelopes and International Reply Coupons, or they will
be returned.

Mailing address:
Partial Answers
c/o Department of English
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem 91905, Israel