Call for Papers: Issue on Victorian Crime Fiction, _Clues: A Journal of Detection_
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 fall 2006 issue will focus on Victorian crime fiction.
Guest editor: Janice Allan, University of Salford (UK)
For the issue, the guest editor would particularly welcome original manuscripts exploring the relationship between crime and the family, crime and the urban environment, surveillance and power, science and politics, issues relating to gender and class, the rise of the detective and the modern police force, questions relating to genre and literary form, or interdisciplinary readings of crime and deviance.
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. 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.
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