Articles of between 1500 and 2500 words are sought for a special issue of the OSCHOLARS to be edited by Karen Devlin.
Submissions will be accepted by Karen Devlin on the basis of an abstract of c.250 words and will then be double-blind peer reviewed.
Subjects may include but are not limited to:
Conan Doyle and Scotland
Conan Doyle and Ireland
Conan Doyle and his contemporaries
The literary legacy of Conan Doyle
The influence of Maupassant on Conan Doyle
The ‘Sherlockian’ or ‘Holmesian’ phenomenon
London as metonym in the work of Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot
Conan Doyle as mediaevalist
Conan Doyle and masculinity
Conan Doyle’s depiction of women
Conan Doyle and imperialism
Pastiche parodies and plagiarism

Contributors are encouraged to look beyond the Holmes canon
Abstracts should be sent to Karen Devlin at to arrive not later than 30th May 2012

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