Announcing a special issue of Women’s Writing, a journal published by the Taylor and Francis Group, on Children’s Literature, to be edited by Ann Alston (University of the West of England) and Catherine Butler (Cardiff University). Deadline: 30 October 2015.
This special issue of Women’s Writing seeks to publish a selection of articles concerning children’s literature by women in the long nineteenth century (1780–1920). Topics may include but are not limited to:
- Experiencing childhood
- The school story
- Religious fiction
- Fiction for young children
- Historical fiction
- Conduct books and cautionary and moral tales
- Ghost stories and the supernatural
Final papers would be expected to be between 4000–7000 words.