Call for articles: Passions and Emotions in the Long 18th Century Back

The journal English Literature: Theories, Interpretations, Contexts, published at the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, invites scholars and young scholars to send article proposals on the topic: “Passions and emotions in the long eighteenth-century literature in England – II”.

We’ll be happy to consider contributions on all aspects of the relationship between passions/emotions/feelings and their literary (and also philosophical, scientific, religious etc.) representation in the English literature of the long eighteenth century, for their publication in the December 2018 issue of the journal.  The issue will contain the second part of the contributions already published on the 2017 issue that included chapters by Michael McKeon, Margaret Doody, Judith Hawley among others; see  

To send your proposal, please refer to the journal webpage: and clic on “Contacts”. Alternatively, you can send your personal data and affiliation, title and a 100-word abstract of the proposed article to:  

Shortly after your submission of the proposal you’ll be contacted by the journal editors and given instructions on how to access your personal page in the journal’s platform.

The deadline for sending in your proposal is August 15th; the deadline for uploading the article is October 30th, 2018.  

All proposed articles will go through double-blind revision by two peers, which will communicated to the author within 40 days from the submission of the article .  

Articles will have to be between approximately 6500 and 7500 words long and conform to the journal’s house style (a simplified version of MLA – see the publisher’s website:

English literature is an open-access journal; it started its publication in December 2014, and its indexed by ERIH-plus, MLA, Crossref, DOAJ.

If you have any query, please refer to the journal’s main editor: