“Thoreau and Material Culture”
Call for Papers for a guaranteed session sponsored by the Thoreau Society
Modern Language Association Annual Conference, New York City, January 4-7, 2018
How do material objects enrich our understanding of Thoreau’s literary, natural-history, and politically-minded endeavors? How might tangible things deepen our sense of the author’s work, life, and world? What insights can we gain by recovering objects associated with his work, home, and place? The Thoreau Society...