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ASECS and V21 For the 2018 ASECS conference program, Katarzyna Bartoszynska and Eugenia Zuroski circulated a call for contributions to a roundtable responding to the V21 Collective’s intervention in nineteenth-century studies and the possibilities it presented for reflecting on current problems and critical approaches in eighteenth-century studies. The roundtable featured brief talks by five scholars —…

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ECF wins CELJ Voyager Award

The Council of Editors of Learned Journals http://www.celj.org  (CELJ) has awarded Eighteenth-Century Fiction the CELJ 2017 Voyager Award for excellence in any journal covering the period 1500–1800! ecf.humanities.mcmaster.ca ECF Editor Eugenia Zuroski, McMaster University: “The CELJ judges were especially impressed by special issue Mediating Richardson, guest editors Sören Hammerschmidt and Louise Curran. Read “Mediating Richardson” on Project…

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Submission time line

The ECF Editors ask authors to allow four months from the date of submission to get through the peer review process. The ECF Editors do not send every manuscript to external peer reviewers; for some submissions, the editors provide in-house peer review. For 2017, the average response time has been about two months from the…

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The ECF editors offer a new feature: Virtual issues of ECF articles on timely topics that are curated by international scholars. The first virtual issue is: UTOPIA, curated by and with an introduction by Jason H. Pearl, Florida International University: ecf.humanities.mcmaster.ca/utopia/.

ECF compiled a list of excellent places to locate public domain eighteenth-century images, with no restrictions on use and no fees. These museums and libraries add new high-resolution images all the time. See the image for the list. 

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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Latest issue

The latest issue is now out: ECF 30.2, Winter 2017-18 Project MUSE University of Toronto Press Articles Sociality and Good-Faith Economy in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Yu, pp. 153-173 Deathly Sentimentalism: Sarah Fielding, Henry Mackenzie, by Jonathan C. Williams, pp. 175-193 Mellifluent Sexuality: Female Intimacy in Ann Radcliffe’s The Romance of the Forest, by…

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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.