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The latest issue is now out: ECF 29.4, Summer 2017

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University of Toronto Press


Colonizing Gestures: Crusoe, the Signing Sovereign

pp. 537-562

The Female Accomplice: Rape and the Servant Problem in Roxana

pp. 563-582

Aubin’s The Noble Slaves, Montagu’s Spanish Lady, and English Feminist Writing about Sexual Slavery in the Ottoman World

pp. 583-606

Conjugal Utopia: Marriage and Social Transformation in Rousseau’s Julie, ou la Nouvelle Héloïse and Leprince de Beaumont’s La Nouvelle Clarice

pp. 607-634

Assimilation and Indeterminacy: Moral Tales for Young People, Belinda, and Edgeworth’s Destabilizing Fictions of Maturity

pp. 635-661


The English Enlightenment Reads Ovid: Dryden and Jacob Tonson’s 1717 “Metamorphoses” by Richard Morton (review)

pp. 663-665

The Mind Is a Collection: Case Studies in Eighteenth-Century Thought by Sean Silver (review)

pp. 665-669

The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction by John Robertson (review)

pp. 669-672

Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary by Brad Pasanek (review)

pp. 672-675

Imperfect Creatures: Vermin, Literature, and the Sciences of Life, 1600–1740 by Lucinda Cole (review)

pp. 675-678

Prose Immortality, 1711–1819 by Jacob Sider Jost (review)

pp. 678-680

Reflections on Sentiment: Essays in Honor of George Starr ed. by Alessa Johns (review)

pp. 680-683

Romanticism: Keywords by Frederick Burwick (review)

pp. 683-686

Écrire la frontière: Walter Scott ou les chemins de l’errance by Céline Sabiron (review)

pp. 686-689

L’Orientale allégorie: Le conte oriental au xviiie siècle en France (1704–1774) by Jean-François Perrin (review)

pp. 689-691

Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Cultures of Quotation from Samuel Richardson to Jane Austen by Kate Rumbold (review)

pp. 692-694

Margot la ravaudeuse par Fougeret de Monbron by trad. et éd. Édouard Langille (review)

pp. 694-697

Also read ECF 29.3 (Spring 2017) online now at Project MUSE.
And at the University of Toronto Press journals website.


Imagining Eliza Haywood, pp. 345-372,

Marie Jeanne Riccoboni’s Poetry: Rescued from the Flames and Piracy, pp. 373-397,

Hé bien! La Guerre: Situating Les Liaisons dangereuses in the Culture Wars of Pre-Revolutionary France pp. 399-425

William Beckford’s Comic Book, or Visualizing Orientalism with Vathek pp. 427-454

Colonial Discourse on Irish Dress and the Self as “Outward Dress”: Swift’s Sartorial Self-Fashioning pp. 455-477


The Stableboy Discovered: Editing the Memoirs of Thomas Hammond pp. 479-491


The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870 ed. by J. Gerald Kennedy and Leland S. Person (review)

pp. 493-497

The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century ed. by Raymond Stephanson and Darren N. Wagner (review)

pp. 497-500

Sovereign Power and the Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Literature and the Problem of the Political by Peter DeGabriele (review)

pp. 500-503

Spectacular Disappearances: Celebrity and Privacy, 1696–1801 by Julia H. Fawcett (review)

pp. 503-505

Textual Vision: Augustan Design and the Invention of Eighteenth-Century British Culture by Timothy Erwin (review)

pp. 506-508

What Was Tragedy? Theory and the Early Modern Canon by Blair Hoxby (review)

pp. 508-510

Raving at Usurers: Anti-Finance and the Ethics of Uncertainty in England, 1690–1750 by Dwight Codr (review)

pp. 511-513

Theatre and the Novel, from Behn to Fielding by Anne F. Widmayer (review)

pp. 514-515

Mind, Body, Motion, Matter: Eighteenth-Century British and French Literary Perspectives ed. by Mary Helen McMurran and Alison Conway (review)

pp. 516-518

Lucretian Thought in Late Stuart England: Debates about the Nature of the Soul by Laura Linker (review)

pp. 519-521

Defoe’s Major Fiction: Accounting for the Self by Elizabeth R. Napier (review)

pp. 521-523

Pensées errantes; avec quelques lettres d’un Indien by Bonne-Charlotte de Bénouville (review)

pp. 523-526

Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street by Norma Clarke (review)

pp. 526-528

Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne, ed. by Melvyn New, Peter de Voogd, and Judith Hawley (review)

pp. 529-531

Sade’s Sensibilities, ed. by Kate Parker and Norbert Sclippa (review)

pp. 532-533

Malvina by Sophie Cottin (review)

pp. 534-536