UPDATE: REVISED CFP: Conan Doyle (1 December 2012)

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Sarah E. Maier, University of New Brunswick
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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 smaier@unb.ca to arrive not later than 1 December 2012.