The Eighteenth Century Fall 2019 Volume 60

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Fall 2019 Volume 60

About The Eighteenth Century

The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation fosters theoretical and interpretive research on all aspects of Western culture from 1660 to 1830. The editors take special interest in essays that apply innovative contemporary methodologies to the study of eighteenth-century literature, history, science, fine arts, and popular culture.

We are now using Scholastica for our online peer-review submission system. To submit an essay, log on to our administrative platform, at

Author Guide

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The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, should govern all questions of style and format. Contributors should submit an MS Word attachment along with a cover sheet containing the author's postal and email addresses to The manuscript should be no longer than 9,500 words (inclusive of notes) and blind, with all references to the author removed. Obviously unacceptable essays will be returned within two weeks; essays being seriously considered will be kept for three to six months. 

Inquiries about the production process for accepted articles should be addressed to Jennifer Frangos 

Manuscripts for publication and correspondence relating to them should be sent to:

Emily Hodgson Anderson
Editor, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
Department of English
University of Southern California
3501 Trousdale Pkwy
Taper Hall of Humanities, 404
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354

Books for review should be sent to:
Robert Markley
Editor, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
Department of English
208 South Wright Street
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801

Subscriptions and other business matters should be addressed to:
University of Pennsylvania Press
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Philadelphia, PA 19104