News: Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4

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We are excited to announce the publication of the fourth issue of Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, a peer-reviewed online journal that celebrates the works and culture of the eighteenth century. You can access Repositioning Defoe at Each work is accompanied by a downloadable and print-friendly PDF and can be shared instantly on Facebook and Twitter. We have also posted the CFP for our 2013 issue on the topic of “Public Intellectualism and 18th-Century Studies,” with a submission deadline of May 1, 2013.
Sarah Rasher, “She Never Had Been a Bride in Her Life’: The Marriage of Roxana and Amy.”
Emmanuelle Peraldo, “‘Two broad shining eyes’: Optic Impressions and Landscape in Robinson Crusoe.’
Kyle Grimes, “Daniel Defoe, William Hone, and The Right Divine of Kings to Govern Wrong! A New Electronic Edition.”
Peggy Schaller, “Can (Role-) Playing the French Revolution En Français Also Teach the Eighteenth Century”
Sheldon Rogers, “Daniel Defoe, Bailiffs, and Westminster 1694-1706.”
Manuel Schonhorn’s Review of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox, and the Creation of a Myth, by Katherine Frank.
Aino Mäkikalli’s Review of Daniel Defoe: The Novels, by Nicholas Marsh.
Katie McGettigan’s Review of The Fortress of American Solitude: Robinson Crusoe and Antebellum Culture, by Shawn Thomson.
Christopher F. Loar’s Review of ?Matters of Blood?: Defoe and the Cultures of Violence, by Oliver Lindner.
Jess Edwards’s Review of Positioning Defoe?s Non-Fiction: Form, Function, Genre, edited by Aino Mäkikalli and Andreas K. E. Mueller.
Nicholas Seager’s Review of Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, by Nicola Parsons.
Dwight Codr’s Review of Robinson Crusoe?s Economic Man: A Construction and Deconstruction, edited by Ulla Grapard and Gillian Hewitson.
Robert Clark’s Review of The Female Crusoe: Hybridity, Trade and the Eighteenth-Century Individual, by C. M. Owen.
On the site you will also find our submissions guidelines and copyright information, an introduction to our editorial board, announcements of upcoming events, and the CFP for our fifth issue. Please send submissions as Word .doc files following MLA citation to Katherine Ellison at and Holly Faith Nelson at We welcome multimedia submissions that push the boundaries of scholarship in our field as well as more traditional essays, reviews, notes, and dissertation abstracts.
Thank you to all of our contributing authors and to all who helped make the fourth issue of Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries possible,
Katherine Ellison and Holly Faith Nelson
Co-Editors, Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries
ISSN 1948-1802