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[Commlist] Call for Papers – dObra[s] (Brazil) – Special Issue Fashion in literature and literature in fashion

Wed Jul 17 07:17:31 GMT 2019

*Call for Papers – dObra[s] (Brazil) – Special Issue "Fashion in literature and literature in fashion"*

Deadline: October 15th, 2019

The Brazilian open access academic journal dObra[s] invites researchers with a minimum master's degree to submit articles, reviews, interviews, and translations for the "Fashion in literature and literature in fashion" dossier, to be published in issue 28, April 2020.

The subject of the dossier welcomes – but is not limited to – the following approaches to studies that articulate fashion and literature:

a) Fashion as a literary creation strategy for character construction in a fictional narrative;

b) Fashion as a historical record in fictional works, literary essays, chronicles;

c) Fictional works that depict the universe of fashion and its system and structure;

d) Literature as inspiration for the fashion creative process: designers who use literary works (novels, short stories, poetry, essays, chronicles) as inspiration to create collections, taking literature as part of the research process.

• The texts must be submitted exclusively by the journal's system (, following its publication standards and formatting model.

• The authors must have a minimum master's degree, even in the case of co-authorship.

• To submit to this special issue, authors may not have published in dObra[s] in the 12 months before the date of submission.

• Articles undergo a double-blind peer review.

• The texts must be original; should not be submitted for evaluation in another journal; they should not have been published in Annals of events.

• The journal accepts publications in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

dObra[s] is an academic open access journal published since 2007 by the Brazilian Association of Studies and Research in Fashion (Abepem). It publishes scientific articles, reviews, interviews, and translations dealing with subjects related to fashion, design, consumption, art and its interfaces with multiple areas of knowledge, such as Anthropology, Communication, History, Marketing, Sociology, Linguistics, and Literature. In addition to papers focused on special issues, the journal also receives texts in a continuous stream.

For additional information about the journal, to know the current call for papers and to read the editions already published, please visit

Publishers of the special issue "Fashion in literature and literature in fashion":

Adriana Tulio Baggio (UFPR)

Geanneti Tavares Salomon (UNA University Center)

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