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April 2018
Call for Submissons: Special Issue of NCS on "Patchwork, Cut-and-Paste, Reassembly"

This special issue will focus on ideas of reuse and recombination. How were bits and scraps of materials, textual and otherwise, reassembled into new forms in the nineteenth century? To what ends? Essays might consider these issues in relation to images, fabrics, texts, and more. Possible topics could include scrapbooks, patchwork, quotation, citation, illustration, and any and all forms of recombination. Approaches from all disciplines, including literature, art history, history, music, and the history of science and the social sciences, are welcome, as are submissions that cross national boundaries and/or range across the nineteenth century. One particularly exciting feature of Nineteenth-Century Studies is thatthe journal encourages authors to enhance their contributions with pertinent artwork.

Please submit manuscripts of 8,000-12,000 words, following NCS's submission guidelines to guest editor Casie LeGette at legette@uga.edu. Early expressions of interest and proposals of topics are also welcome. The deadline for submissions of full manuscripts is August 1, 2018, but review will begin May 1, 2018 and earlier submissions are encouraged.


December 2017
Now Available: 19th Century Studies, Vol. 27.

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Volume 27

Feature Articles

Clayton Carlyle Tarr, "Absolute Heathenism: Bog Bodies and the Archaeology of Nineteenth-Century Literature"

Chase Pilak, "Roast Lamb: Charles Lamb's Animal Anxiety"

Katharyn Stober, "Thackeray's National Satire"

Helen T. Bailie, "'The Encroachments of Foreign Influence':Northeastern Comic Sketchwritersand the Discourse on Immigration"

Susan E. Cook, "Sun and Shadow: Solarization and Little Dorrit"

George Christian and Sarah Christian Brothers, "Writing the Earth: Stratigraphy and the Fiction of Science in The Mill on the Floss"

Elise L. Smith, "Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Evelyne de Morgan, and the Progress of the Spirit"

Katherine Ashley, "In Search of the New Novel: Translations of R. L. Stevenson in Nineteenth-Century France"

K. L. H. Wells, "The 'Merely Imitative Mood': British Japonisme and Imperial Mimesis"

Review Essay

Kristen Guest, Recent Studies in Melodrama (167-170)

Merle Tonnies, (En-)Gendering a Popular Theatrical Genre: The Roles of Women in Nineteenth-Century British Melodrama; Neil Hultgren, Melodramatic Imperial Writing: From the Sepoy Rebellion to Cecil Rhodes; Victoria Duckett, Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Exhibition Review

Catherine E. Anderson, Pierre Bonnard and the Arcadia of Modern Life (171-185)





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