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Forthcoming Issues 

 Volume 57, 4 - NINETEENTH CENTURY (AUTUMN 2017) 

Accepted Articles

 Volume 57


Volume 57, Number 4 - NINETEENTH CENTURY (AUTUMN 2017)
Dickens, Dickensian, and Early Imitations of Dickens's Novels Adam Abraham
Sherlock Holmes and the Will to Forget Trevor Cook
"Swift to fasten and swift to sever": Dividing Time in Swinburne's Meters Emily Harrington
Swinburne in Difficulty Francis O'Gorman
The Europe That Wasn't There: The Romantic Iconography of the Spectral Banyan Tree Humberto Garcia
The Ethics of Silence in Charlotte Brontë's Villette   Kristen Pond
Laughter, Ridicule, and Sympathetic Humor in the Early Nineteenth Century Matthew Ward
Oscar Wilde's Catholic Aesthetics in a Secular Age Joseph McQueen

Volume 58


Volume 58, Number 1 - ENGLISH RENAISSANCE (WINTER 2018)
 
Special Issue: After Sovereignty
 
Forms of Governmentality in The Alchemist   Jennifer R. Rust
Michel Foucault and Digger Biopolitics Leo Russ
An Other Sovereignty: Seizures of Sleep in Early Modern Literature Benjamin Parris
"Tolling From Every Flower": Sovereignty After Taxes in Shakespeare's History Plays David Glimp
The Shakespeare Option: Sovereignty, the Communitarian Imaginary, and the Politics of Dropping Out Daniel Juan Gil
"Friendship's Mysteries": Sovereignty and Sexuality in the Poetry of Katherine Philips James Kuzner
Mediating Sovereignty: Hobbes and Cavendish Jen Boyle
 
Volume 58, Number 2 - TUDOR AND STUART DRAMA (SPRING 2018)
Digital Sources for Renaissance Scholarship Jonathan P. Lamb
Rereading Transvestism and Desire in Christopher Marlowe's Edward II Matthew D. Lillo
The "Old Tale" in Webster's Duchess of Malfi Ernest Gilman
Wonder and Nostalgia in Hamlet Judith H. Anderson
"All's Obliquy": Debt and Poetry in Timons of Athens Laura E. Kolb
"Tis My Familiar Sin": Illicit Sex and Slander in Measure for Measure Carla Rosell
Mourning Thomas Kyd's Lost Works Ted Tregear
"The Royal Disposition of that Beast": Non-Human Topical Allusion and Political Critique in As You Like It Samantha Snively

Volume 58, Number 3 - RESTORATION AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (SUMMER 2018) 
Naming the Nameless: Gray's "Elegy" and the Politics of Memorialization Jonathan C. Williams
Sarah Fielding, Benevolent Heroism, and the "true Christian Philosophy" Michael Behrens
Magnifying God: Milton, the Royal Society, and the Galileo Problem Jacqueline Cowan
The Renaissance Richardson: Error and Allegory in "Clarissa" Jonathan P. Callis
Hypocritical Apple: Knowing about Milton in John Philip's Cyder Gabriel Bloomfield
This Bounding Line: William Blake's Enemies Scott Juengel
Why Did Dryden Rehabilitate Cressida? Candy Schille

Volume 58, Number 4 - NINETEENTH CENTURY (AUTUMN 2018)
Autumnal Affect in the Poetry of John Clare Jonas Cope
The "Tragedy of a Poor Man's Life": Christianity and Class in Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton Lynn Shakinovsky
The Realist Novel as Liberal Form: Strong and Many-Sided Evaluation in the Character-System of Middlemarch Matthew Flaherty
Ayesha and the Threat of Translation: Philological Fantasy in H. Rider Haggard's She Katy Brundan
Ourselves Writing: Clare's Manuscript Translations of Byron and the Bible Stephanie Weiner
William Wordsworth and the Invention of Culture Peter Miller

 Volume 59

Volume 59, Number 1 - ENGLISH RENAISSANCE (WINTER 2019)
"Gather the flowers, but spare the buds": Girls and Sexuality in Seventeenth-Century Love Lyrics Jennifer Higginbotham
Intimacy Unbound: Epistolary Copulation in Donne's Verse Letters Timothy Duffy
Marvell on Renaissance Translation Practice Curtis Whitaker
George Herbert's Career as a Holy Laureate Brice Peterson
Reading Rapture: Richard Crashaw's St. Teresa Jonathan V. Crewe
"Divers schedules of my beauty": The Miniature in Early Modern English Literature Amanda Kellogg
Austerity Measures: The Poetics of Ethical Eating in George Herbert's "The Temple" Andrea Crow
"The Compound Good": Atomic Theory in Donne's "Obsequies to the Lord Harrington" Alan James Hogarth