18th Century

Edited By:

Karen Gevirtz - Seton Hall University, USA
Nicholas Seager - Keele University, UK


Volume 14 (2017)

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Turkish Embassy Letters: A Survey of Contemporary Criticism
Jordan Hall, Anna K. Sagal and Elizabeth Zold

Literature and Science in Enlightenment Britain: New Directions
Joseph Drury

The practice of caricature in 18th-century Britain
David Francis Taylor

Media Scholarship and 18th-Century Studies
Katherine Ellison


Volume 13 (2016)

Stage beauties: Actresses and celebrity culture in the long eighteenth century
Laura Engel

New Directions in History of Emotion and Affect Theory in Eighteenth-Century Studies
Aleksondra Hultquist

The Material Turn in the History of Life Science
Anita Guerrini


Volume 12 (2015)

Toward a Postsecular Eighteenth Century
Alison Conway and Corrinne Harol

The Uses of Travel: Science, Empire and Change in 18th‐Century Travel Writing
Morgan Vanek

Eighteenth‐Century Orientalism in Contemporary British Historiography and Literary Criticism
Claire Gallien and Olivera Jokic

Recent Developments in 17th and 18th‐Century English Catholic Studies
Karen Gevirtz

Writing the Revival: The Intersections of Methodism and Literature in the Long 18th Century
Brett C. McInelly

Women's Life Writing in the Long 18th Century: A Critical Survey
Amy Culley


Volume 11 (2014)

Translation, Cross‐Channel Exchanges and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century
Gillian Dow

From Feminist to Integrationist Literary History: 18th Century Studies 2005–2013
Ina Schabert

Life Stage Studies and the Eighteenth Century: Reading Age in Literature
Katherine Gustafson

China and the English Enlightenment: Literature, Aesthetics, and Commerce
Robert Markley


Volume 10 (2013)

New Approaches to the Queer 18th Century
Chris Roulston

Digital Humanities and Electronic Resources in the Long Eighteenth Century
Paddy Bullard

A Restoration? 25 years of Jacobite Studies
Paul Kleber Monod

History of Reading: The long Eighteenth Century Eve Tavor Bannet


Volume 9 (2012)

The Eighteenth-Century Print: Tracing the Contours of a Field
Douglas Fordham and Adrienne Albright

Sterne Studies on the Eve of the Tercentenary
Jesse Molesworth

Eighteenth-Century Verse Miscellanies
Jennifer Batt

Decentering the Dean: Locating Jonathan Swift in Ireland and Grub Street
David Oakleaf

‘Enchanted Traps?’ The Historiography of Art and Colonialism in Eighteenth-century India
Natasha Eaton

Science and the Atlantic World in Early American Literary Studies
Kelly Wisecup

Situating Scotland in Eighteenth-Century Studies
Juliet Shields

Eighteenth-Century Indians’ Travel Narratives and Cross-Cultural Encounters with the West
Mona Narain


Volume 8 (2011)

Celebrity Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century: An Interdisciplinary Overview
Cheryl Wanko

Ecocriticism and Eighteenth-Century English Studies
Erin Drew and John Sitter
See Also: Teaching and Learning Guide

Bluestocking Studies: the State of the Field – and into the Future
Deborah Heller

Disability Studies and the British Long Eighteenth Century
Dwight Christopher Gabbard
See Also: Teaching & Learning Guide


Volume 7 (2010)

Sentimentalism and 1790s Radical Novels
Eliza O’Brien

Theories of Metaphor in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy
Stefan Forrester

Surveying the Eighteenth-Century Anglo-Indian Canon
Norbert Schürer

‘The Della Cruscans: A Survey of the Criticism and Resources, 1956–2009’
Alex Broadhead

Towards an Epistolary Discourse: Receiving the Eighteenth-Century Letter
Claudine van Hensbergen

The Reintroduction of Ethics to Eighteenth-Century Literary Studies
Elizabeth Kraft

Teaching Eighteenth-Century Women Writers
Laura Runge

Accounting for the Unaccountable: Lesbianism and the History of Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Katherine Binhammer


Volume 6 (2009)

Diet Studies in the Romantic Period
Samantha Webb

Breaking through the Mode: Celia Fiennes and the Exercise of Curiosity
Joanna Picciotto

Greece or Rome?: The Uses of Antiquity in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century British Literature
Jonathan Sachs

Sentimental Visions of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Studies
Lynn Festa


Volume 5 (2008)

British Garden Literature: Historiography and Idiomatic Change
Rachel Crawford

New Directions in British Art History of the Eighteenth Century
Douglas Fordham

The Quest for Utopia in the Eighteenth Century
Nicole Pohl

Religion and Eighteenth-Century Literature
Jennifer Snead

'No Vain Speculation': Samuel Johnson's Rambler and Eighteenth-Century Attitudes to Orality
Laura Davies

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama: New Directions in the Field
Laura J. Rosenthal


Volume 4 (2007)

Writing Eighteenth-Century Women's Literary History, 1986 to 2006
Betty A. Schellenberg

Gender Studies and Eighteenth-Century British Literature
Toni Bowers

Who's Afraid of Eliza Haywood?
Margaret Case Croskery

Eighteenth-Century Cartographic Studies: A Brief Survey
Adam Sills

'Where Sydney Cove Her Lucid Bosom Swells': The Songs of an Imagined 'Nation', 1786–1789
Nathan Garvey

'So Common-Hackneyed in the Eyes of Men': Banal Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel
Kate Rumbold

Coincidence Studies: Developing a Field of Research
Brean Hammond

Gothic and the Generation of Ideas
Donna Heiland


Volume 3 (2006)

Defoe as a Biographical Subject
Max Novak

'[A] Place Among the Hindu Poets': Orientalism and the Poetry of Sir William Jones (1746–1794)
Nandini Das

Materializing the Eighteenth Century: Dress History, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Study
Chloe Wigston Smith

Saying Things: Collecting Conflicts in Eighteenth-Century Object Literatures
Barbara M. Benedict

The Contemporary Study of Eighteenth-Century Poetry
Adam Rounce

Towards an Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Critical Race Theory
Ruth Hill

Writing About Defoe: What is a Critical Biography?
John Richetti


Volume 2 (2005)

Constructing Caribbean Literary History
Thomas W. Krise

Volume 1 (2004)

Mr. Spectator on Readers and the Conspicuous Consumption of Literature
Margaret J. M. Ezell

Authors and other Criminals: Authorship in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Kathryn Temple

The ESTC and Eighteenth-Century Literary Studies
George Justice

How useful to eighteenth-century English studies is the paradigm of the 'bourgeois public sphere'?
J. A. Downie

Becoming an E-Bookworm
Kristin H. Jensen

The It-Narrative in Eighteenth-Century England: Animals and Objects in Circulation
Mark Blackwell

The Rise of Grubstreet
Janine Barchas

Globalizing the Eighteenth Century
Urmi Bhowmik

Eastern Others on Western Pages: Eighteenth-Century Literary Orientalism
Adrienne Ward

Citing Robinson Crusoe: Narrative Revision and Literary History
Ann Marie Fallon

Nationalism and Eighteenth-Century British Literature
Alok Yadav

The Future of the Scholarly Edition
Linda Bree

In and Out of Hegemony: Academic Conferences and the 'Public Sphere'
Nicholas Hudson