Putting on 'The Overcoat' - deadline for submissions 31 March 2011

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Short Fiction in Theory and Practice
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Short Fiction in Theory and Practice is a new peer-reviewed journal published by Intellect Press. Issue 1.2 will include a section devoted to creative and critical responses to any aspect of Gogol's story 'The Overcoat'. These might include, but are by no means restricted to, topics including:

creative re-workings or appropriations of the themes, imagery or style
adaptation (e.g. film, dance and stage play)
intertextual relationships (e.g. Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, The Namesake)
Gogol and the nineteenth century short story
Gogol's legacy as seen through the contemporary Russian short story
the 'little man' in the short story
tragi-comedy in the short story
tales of revenge
Gogol's ghosts

Submissions for this sectionmay be any length up to 8000 words. We also welcome essays (4000-8000 words) and proposals for reviews and interviews on other topics relating to the short story.