REVISED CFP: Conan Doyle

REVISED CFP:  Conan Doyle

Articles of between 3000 and 4000 words are sought for a special issue of the OScholars to be edited by Professor Sarah E. Maier. Submissions will be accepted by on the basis of an abstract of approximately 250 words; completed submissions will then be double-blind peer reviewed.

Subjects may include but are not limited to:

Conan Doyle and his contemporaries

The literary legacy of Conan Doyle

The influence of Maupassant on Conan Doyle

The ‘Sherlockian’ or ‘Holmesian’ phenomenon

London as metonym in the work of Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot

Conan Doyle and masculinity

Conan Doyle’s depiction of women

Conan Doyle and imperialism

Pastiche, parodies and plagiarism

Conan Doyle across the Century

Conan Doyle and Adaptation

Rewriting and Revisioning Doyle

Contributors are encouraged to look beyond the Holmes canon. Abstracts should be sent to Sarah E. Maier at to arrive not later than 1 December 2012.

Sarah E. Maier, BA MA(Engl) PhD (Comp Lit) University Teaching Scholar Associate Professor English and Comparative Literature University of New Brunswick 100 Tucker Park Road Saint John, New Brunswick Canada    E2L 4L5


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