CFP: Sara Paretsky, Clues: A Journal of Detection (2/10/06; journal issue)

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Elizabeth Foxwell
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Call for Papers: Special issue on Sara Paretsky, _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
(Deadline: February 10, 2006)
Published quarterly, the peer-reviewed _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. The winter 2007 issue will focus on author Sara Paretsky in honor of the 25th anniversary of the debut of her protagonist, private investigator V.I. Warshawski.
Executive Editor: Margaret Kinsman, London South Bank University (UK)
For the issue, the executive editor is particularly interested in seeing articles that feature:
         -- analyses of Paretsky's impact on the mystery genre,
         -- feminist perspectives on Paretsky's work,
         -- comparisons between Paretsky and other authors such as Marcia Muller, or
         -- views on the 1991 film _V.I. Warshawski_ starring Kathleen Turner
Submission Details. All articles in languages other than English must be accompanied by a short paragraph describing their contents. Submissions should include a short (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. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts both on disk and in hard copy as back-up or as an electronic submission in Word. 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; and should be accompanied by a stamped return envelope if return of manuscript is desired.
Address submissions to:
Elizabeth Foxwell
Managing Editor, CLUES: A Journal of Detection
Heldref Publications
1319 Eighteenth St NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA
E-mail: clu <at>
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