Prose Studies, a journal devoted to the study of the non-fiction of all periods, is planning a special issue on travel literature. Articles and notes are welcome on individual works, on the travel literature of a particular period, on the historical determinants of such writing, and on the forms and conventions of the genre. Early suggestions about topics are welcome. The special number will be subsequently bound in book form and published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd. Contributions should be sent by 3 November 1981 to The Editor, Prose Studies, Department of English, University of Leicester, Leicester, LEI 7RH, England.