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Lectora invites contributions for issue number 26



Dossier 26 of Lectora: revista de dones i textualitat, to be published in 2020, is entitled "Decorating the body: gems, jewellery and body ornaments in literature". This issue aims at interrogating the role and representation of jewellery, gems, and other accessories in literature. Focusing on material culture and the novel, the collection will explore how objects designed to enhance the body operate within a range of different literary texts. The editor of this dossier is Anne-Marie Evans (York St. John University). Deadline for submissions for all sections is December 15, 2019. Lectora provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.