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Latest issue

The latest issue is now out: ECF 29.4, Summer 2017 Project MUSE University of Toronto Press Articles Colonizing Gestures: Crusoe, the Signing Sovereign pp. 537-562 Jason S. Farr  HTML  Download PDF The Female Accomplice: Rape and the Servant Problem in Roxana pp. 563-582 Dawn A. Nawrot  HTML  Download PDF Aubin’s The Noble Slaves, Montagu’s Spanish Lady, and English Feminist Writing…

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Another issue added to the ECF journal archive: read the back issues for free right here on the ECF website. Volumes 1-20 articles are up now! And 21.1, special issue Death/La Mort is now available. Les archives de la revue ECF: des volumes 1-21, lire gratuitement ici sur le site web d’ECF. Les volumes 1-21 sont…

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Read the next issue’s book reviews for free on the journal website / Lire les critiques littéraires du prochain numéro gratuitement sur le site internet de la revue. http://ecf.humanities.mcmaster.ca/bookreviews/. Eighteenth-Century Fiction publishes reviews of relevant, recent scholarly books in each regular issue of the journal. Publishers, please email ecf@mcmaster.ca about getting a book reviewed in the journal. If…

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Special issue

Special issue “Mediating Richardson” is now out: read ECF 29.2, Winter 2016-17, online now at Project MUSE. And at the University of Toronto Press journals website.

Article excerpts

Whet your scholarly appetite with these excerpts of the newest ECF articles (Summer 2016) and links to each article on Project MUSE: click on the small image to read the excerpt. Read the new issue of ECF (28.4, Summer 2016) in its entirety online now at Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/33735 Fear, Liberty, and Honourable Death in Montesquieu’s…

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ECF style notes updated

Update on ECF style: while retaining some Canadianisms, such as “characterize” with a Z, ECF primarily refers to OED Online for spelling. Please refer to the helpful ECF journal style document, filled with useful examples, when formatting your article for submission to Eighteenth-Century Fiction. Read the ECF style guidelines in this 5-page pdf file. Les…

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For illustrations that help contextualize the research found in the newest ECF essays, visit the journal’s Tumblr account:  http://eighteenthcenturyfiction.tumblr.com/ Les illustrations qui pourraient aidé à contextualiser la recherche sont comprises pour les nouveaux articles sur la page Tumblr du journal. http://eighteenthcenturyfiction.tumblr.com/

Artifacts from the 18th century: visit the ECF Tumblr to see amazing eighteenth-century images. See this image on the ECF Tumblr. These McMaster University archive images from the 18th and early 19th centuries are in the public domain and free to use. The resolution is high enough for most uses, from PowerPoint presentations to print publications.

Founding editor of ECF

It is with great sadness that we relate the news of the passing of Dr. David Blewett, the Eighteenth-Century Fiction founding editor in 2015. He was a professor for many years in the Department of English at McMaster University, specializing in 18th-century studies. A funeral was held at the Trinity College Chapel, University of Toronto, at…

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