Dear friends and colleagues,
Maria Renata Dolce and Antonella Riem Natale, as old friends and students of his, are planning to publish a collection in memory of Bernard Hickey (he died on 30 July 2007); with “tributes” to him on the subjects he most loved and cared for and we would like to extend this invitation to you all.
The provisional title is: The Wizard of Oz. In Memory of Bernard
Hickey, Literature’s Roving Ambassador. The Collection will be published in
the series ALL (directed by Antonella
Riem Natale, Forum:
Possible issues and areas of investigation include:
the relationship between
Ř crossing borders and boundaries (political, social, ethnic, racial and symbolic ones);
Ř migration, diaspora and multiculturalism;
Ř travel writing;
Ř from Commonwealth to Postcolonial studies.
In consideration of Prof. Hickey’s wide range of interests and fields of research, you can suggest any other topic that you consider pertinent. A special focus on Australian and Aboriginal culture and literature would be most appreciated.
Papers are to be submitted by
Please also find the attached notes for contributors and a sample file with the style to be used in your contribution.
Bernard has been for all of us an example of the friendship, warmth and creativity that can be fostered among people who do really wish to collaborate and get to know one another. We will always remember him for the splendid man he was and for all he did and achieved: our volume is meant to be a little tribute to the great “wizard of Oz” with infinite affection and gratitude.
Antonella Riem Natale Maria Renata Dolce
Dean – Faculty of Foreign Languages Faculty of Foreign Languages
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NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS
Articles should report on original research or present an original framework that links previous research and possible implementations. Articles should be between 15,000 and 30,000 characters in length (including spaces) and should be submitted along with an abstract (maximum 150 words) and a bio (maximum 100 words).
1. All submissions should be written in type-face 12 Times New Roman, spacing 1 and a half.
2. References in the text: If you wish to make references in the text to other publications please do so clearly and in the following way: author’s surname, date, and page number, e.g. (Eisler, 2000: 35). Please remember not to over-reference your article.
3. Footnotes: collect them together at the end of the article. There will be no footnotes on individual pages. Please number your notes consecutively, writing clear superscript numbers in the appropriate places.
4. List of references: please give full bibliographical details of references and list them in alphabetical order of author, following the style of the examples given below:
Eisler, Riane. 1987. The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our
Eisler, Riane. 1995. Sacred Pleasure, Sex, Myth, and the Politics
of the Body: New Paths to Power and Love.
Eisler, Riane. 2000. Tomorrow's Children. A
Blueprint for Partnership Education in the 21st Century.
Elleke, Boehmer. 1999. Colonial and Postcolonial Literature.
Grossato, Alessandro. 1999. Il libro dei simboli. Metamorfosi dell’umano tra Oriente e Occidente. Milano: Mondadori.
Collections of articles
Benjamin, Medea e Evans, Jodie (eds). 2005. Stop the Next War Now. Effective responses
to Violence and Terrorism.
Riem Natale, Antonella (ed.). 2006. Sapienze antiche all’incrocio di mondi /
Anam Ċara. Forum:
Chakravarti, Saumitra and Ramaswamy, S. (eds). 2003. The Endangered Self. Dehli: Eastern Book Linkers.
Articles in journals
Chakravarty, Saumitra. 2006. Conscious, Subconscious and Unconscious in Macbeth. Il bianco e il nero Studi di filologia e di letteratura, 8: 209-216.
Riem Natale, Antonella. 2006. Anita Desai’s Baumgartner and the Goddess Mother. Le Simplegadi, 4: web.uniud.it/all/simplegadi.html
Semino, Elena. 2006. Blending and Characters’ Mental Functioning in Virginia Woolf’s ‘Lappin
and Lapinova’. Language and Literature: 15, -72.
Articles in collections
Eisler, Riane. 2002. Education for a culture of
peace: human possibilities. In Riem Natale, Antonella and Albarea, Roberto
(eds). The Art of Partnership. Essays on
Literature, Culture, Language and Education towards a Cooperative Paradigm:
Articles in collections which are already mentioned in the bibliography
Roy, Arundhati. 2005. Introduction. In Benjamin, Medea and Evans, Jodie (eds): 1-4
Mercanti, Stefano. 2006. Essere umani: sulle ali del mondo Cheyenne di Lance Henson. Riem Natale, Antonella (ed.): 39-44.
CodePink. Women of Peace. n.d. www.codepinkalert.org (consulted on
Siberian Shamanism. n.d. http://www.siberianshamanism.com/
(n.d.: not determined in case there is no date in the website)
PLEASE ALSO FIND THIS SAMPLE FILE INDICATING THE TYPES OF STYLE TO BE USED FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION (TITLES FOR PARAGRAPHS, QUOTATIONS, NOTES, ETC), USING THE FUNTION COPY STYLE
EPIGRAPH STYLE: We may find ourselves wondering to what degree the suppression of women’s rites has actually been the suppression of women’s rights (Stone, 1978: 228).
spent all my life crossing frontiers” (Brink, 1993: 7), claims the South African
writer André Brink in the occasion of his openly committed involvement into the
antiapartheid struggle. It is starting from this programmatic engagement that I
will set out to explore the manifold expressions of his longstanding and
passionate search for new paths leading towards a definite liberation of
There are some old stories
about a woman deep in the heart of
In a personal reinterpretation of Western humanism, which he revisits as an all-inclusive African humanism (Diala, 2002), he invokes the shared experience of suffering of all human beings, recognizing the existence of some common denominators in the human predicament, despite the specificity and peculiarity of each specific case and context which he is careful not to erase (NOTES AS FOOTERS).
Brink. André. 1996. Imaginings of Sand.
Diala, Isidore. 2002. The Political Limits of (Western) Humanism in André Brink’s Early Fiction. Studies in the Novel, 34, 4 (Winter): 422-426.
Jolly, R.J. 1996. Colonization, Violence and
Narration in White South African Writing: André Brink, Breyten Breytenbach and
Merlin. 1978. When God was a Woman.
 NOTES STYLE: His unconscious implication and consequent contamination by Western culture, is the object of analysis and contestation on the part of many critics who look with suspicion at the writer’s deep affiliation with a Western humanism that, though critically interrogated, hides in itself an ideology which empowers forms of oppression and hegemonic control (see, for example, Diala, 2002; Jolly, 1996).