Thursday, March 17, 2011

Extended Deadline: Call for Volume Papers "Robert Louis Stevenson, Essayist" (3/31/2011)

Renewed call for volume papers: "Robert Louis Stevenson, Essayist"

Richard Dury and R-L Abrahamson will be guest-editing a special number of the Journal of Stevenson Studies dedicated to "Robert Louis Stevenson, Essayist."

In order to obtain a good coverage of the topic, the cfp has been renewed. We invite brief proposals (with summary CVs of relevant background studies) by 31st March 2011. Manuscripts are to be delivered by 1 October 2011 for publication in mid-2012. For the renewed cfp we are particularly interested in proposals on:

  • RLS in the English essay tradition
  • Stevenson's essays from the 1870s
  • The Scribner's essays as a group
  • Travel and topographical essays
  • RLS's essays and ethics
  • RLS's essays and science
  • RLS's essays on literature (except 'Popular Authors' and 'A Gossip on
  • Romance', already covered)
  • RLS's essays and the visual arts

contact: Richard Dury (, R-L Abrahamson

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