London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia [Literature]

deadline for submissions: 
April 10, 2021
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A small number of entries for London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland; ed. Kevin A. Morrison) remain unassigned in the "Literature" category. A list appears below. Entries for this category should range from 50-350 words. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome. Interested individuals may contact the volume's managing editor to have one or more entries assigned to them and request a style guide. 


All Hands

All Our Yesterdays

Analogies and metaphors (East End)


Barren Metal

The Big Bow Mystery 

The Bitter Cry of Outcast London

Black Argosy

The Black Man of Shadwell


Come to Mecca


Darkness Falls from the Air

Dear Faustina


Down Donkey Road


Farthing Bundles

Fleur-de-Lys Court

Four Meals for Fourpence 

From the Abyss (Masterman)


Going East (D’Ancona)


“A Handful of Earth” (Mankowitz)

Heaven and Herbert Common

Holding On



In Darkest England, and the Way Out


Joshua of Whitechapel


King Dido

Kitty Lamere; or a Dark Page of London Life


The Liberty Man

Limehouse Days 

Look at it This Way (Cartwright)


Make Me an Offer

The Master Craftsman

The Maul and the Pear Tree

Miss Brown

More Limehouse Nights


Neighbours of Ours


One of Our Own

Orange Blossoms

Original Sin

Our East End 

Our Street 


Passing On

A Princess of the Gutter


The Real East End

The Rebel Queen


Salaam Brick Lane

Shandon Bells

Settle Down, Simon Katz


Slum Silhouettes

Sparrows Can’t Sing

St Katherine’s by the Tower


Stephen Remarx


A Tent of Blue

Till Death Us Do Part

Tower Raven