SEL Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 is a journal of historical and critical studies. It is published quarterly for Rice University in Houston, Texas by Johns Hopkins University Press. Each issue is devoted to one of four fields and includes an omnibus review treating books recently published in that field:
Winter (February): The English Renaissance
Spring (May): Tudor and Stuart Drama
Summer (August): Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Autumn (November): The Nineteenth Century
The journal is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.