CHAPTER PROPOSAL CALL
German Crime Fiction: Established Traditions and New Voices
Proposals are currently being considered for an international collection on German Crime Fiction. Proposals should be 600 words plus a working bibliography, submitted to both editors, Todd Herzog, [log in to unmask] and Lynn Marie Kutch, [log in to unmask] Deadline for proposals is April 30, 2012.
The editors welcome proposals for this first English-language anthology to document and critically examine the German crime fiction tradition and the genres growing trends in German-speaking countries. The anthology will be tentatively divided into the following time periods and thematic units (these could be consolidated or expanded depending on interest and submissions).
Early German Crime Fiction
Crime Fiction of the Weimar Republic
Crime Fiction and the Third Reich
GDR Crime Fiction
Post-War Crime Fiction
Post-Wende Crime Fiction
Alternative Crime Fiction (Feminist, queer, GLBTQ)
Regional Crime Fiction
Contemporary Intersections of Crime Fiction and New Media
With this volume, the editors aim to provide potential readers with a thorough and influential collection that acknowledges and celebrates German Crime Fiction as a literary form and a reflection of the society and time period in which it originated.
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor: Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://grs.missouri.edu/resources/gerlistserv.html