CFP: Scottish Crime Fiction, CLUES: A Journal of Detection (10/31/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Foxwell
contact email: 
EFoxwell@heldref.org

> CFP: Scottish crime fiction, spec issue of _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
> Guest Editor: Gill Plain, University of St. Andrews (UK)
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> From Ian Rankin to Val McDermid to Alexander McCall Smith, Scottish writers have dominated the British crime fiction market for the past twenty years. The Scottish crime fiction issue of _CLUES_ (the only US academic journal on mystery fiction) seeks to examine this phenomenon. Is the success of Scottish crime fiction attributable to a literary history stretching back to the nineteenth century and beyond, or is it the result of more recent cultural and political developments?
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> Submissions addressing any aspect of Scottish crime fiction are welcome, but the guest editor would be particularly interested in manuscripts examining the current state of Scottish crime writing and work that considers the scope and definition of a > "> national> "> crime genre.
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> Submission Details. Submissions should include a 50-word abstract and be between 15 to 20 double-spaced, typed pages (approximately 3,300 to 6,000 words) in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect with minimal formatting. Manuscripts should follow the _MLA Style Manual_ by Joseph Gibaldi (2nd ed., 1998), including parenthetical citations in text and an alphabetized list of Works Cited. Please confirm that manuscripts have been submitted solely to _CLUES_.
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Submission deadline: October 31, 2006

> Submit online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/heldref/clues
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> Questions may be addressed to:
> Elizabeth Foxwell
> Managing Editor, _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
> Email: clu <at>heldref.org
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> Visit CLUES online at http://www.heldref.org/clues.php
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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches