Louis Owens: New Critical Perspectives, a collection of critical essays, will provide an opportunity for new understandings of the contributions of Louis Owens as a storyteller and scholar. The editors are soliciting essays dealing with such topics as his gothic and noir modes of fiction; reworkings of Euro-American and indigenous cultures; misunderstanding and noncommunication between two worlds; tribal beliefs and Choctaw culture; post-Indianism; dispossession, alienation, and exilic existence; historiographic imaginings; violence and evil; environmental despoliation; representations of place and space; and colonial ghosts.
Send 250-word abstracts or full draft manuscripts of previously unpublished material and 100–150-word biographies as Word file attachments to Joe Lockard (Joe.Lockard@asu.edu) and Irene Vernon (Irene.Vernon@colostate.edu) by 31 January 2017. Authors will be notified by 15 February 2017. Final drafts of selected abstracts or manuscripts will be due 30 June 2017. Essays should not exceed 10,000 words in Courier font, and the document should have one inch margins. The bibliography should follow Chicago style. The anticipated date of manuscript completion to be submitted to the publisher for peer review is 1 December 2017. For more information, visit https://www.academia.edu/27345751/Call_for_Papers_–_Louis_Owens_New_Critical_Perspectives.