Neo-Victorian Series (Brill/Rodopi)

deadline for submissions: 
October 15, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke / Swansea University (Wales, UK)
contact email: 

The Series Editors of Brill/Rodopi’s Neo-Victorian Series ( invite proposals for future edited collections in the series, to map emergent, prominent, and critically underrepresented strands of neo-Victorian literature and culture. In particular, we would welcome themed proposals on the following subjects:


•           Neo-Victorian Ecologies & Environmental Ethics

•           Neo-Victorian Cosmopolitanism

•           Neo-Victorian Postcolonialities

•           Neo-Victorian Journeys and Travels

•           Neo-Victorian Geographies

•           Neo-Victorian World-Building

•           Neo-Victorian Animals and Human-Animal Relations

•           Neo-Victorian Mad Doctors, Asylums, and Insanities

•           Neo-Victorian Law, Justice, and Punishment

•           Neo-Victorian Exoticism

•           Neo-Victorian Steampunk

•           Neo-Victorian Slavery Narratives

•           Neo-Victorian Fantasy

•           The Neo-Victorian Western

•           The Neo-Victorian Romance

•           Neo-Victorian Horror

•           Neo-Victorian Survival Narratives

•           Neo-Victorian Alternative Histories

•           Neo-Victorian Queer Histories

•           Neo-Victorian Emigration and Settler Narratives


Please direct expressions of interest, accompanied by an abstract of circa 500 words, brief biographical details, and a draft CFP, to the Series Editors, Marie-Luise Kohlke ( and Christian Gutleben ( In your covering email, please include an indication of artists/authors and texts to be covered, as well as details of potential contributors and any already secured contributions. Deadlines for proposals for 2019/2020 volumes: 15 October 2017.