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Issue 1: ‘Science and Literature’ Call for Abstracts
The Dovetail welcomes abstracts for critical articles on the theme of ‘Science and Literature’ from postgraduates or recent graduates studying all periods and approaches to English literature.
Topics may include but are not limited to:
- the impact of scientific developments on literature
- science fiction in literature and other media
- literary engagement with the natural sciences, medicine or social sciences
- scientific approaches to literary studies
- literary approaches to scientific texts
- science and the history of the book
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words for proposed articles of 3000-6000 words including footnotes. Abstracts should demonstrate thematic relevance; authors and works under discussion; central thesis and critical approaches where applicable and should follow MHRA style guidelines: http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Books/StyleGuide/download.shtml.
All abstracts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, 9th September 2013.
Details of author’s name, course of study / qualification, university affiliation, contact details and indications of the current status of articles (e.g. work in progress, unpublished conference proceeding, appropriated chapter) should be included in the email body. Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after this date and a suitable deadline for submission of articles in full will be agreed upon with the individuals in question. Articles will then be subject to peer review by established academics of Bangor University English and Creative Studies departments. For more information email Rebecca Butler at email@example.com.
About Us: The Dovetail is a peer-reviewed online postgraduate journal edited by English and Creative postgraduates from Bangor University, Wales. The journal aims to represent all periods and approaches to English-language literature, twinning critical and creative studies in thematic discussions. We aim to publish our first issue for Winter 2013.