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 email@example.com to arrive not later than 1 December 2012.