Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, a McMaster University journal

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"White Bear," drawn by an artist attending Captain James Cook’s voyages around the world. The engraver didn’t even have a specific name for this creature yet, in the mid-eighteenth century.
For more on travel and literature with foreign settings, see the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles:

Crossing Borders with Mademoiselle de Richelieu: Fiction, Gender, and the Problem of AuthenticityAuthor: Carolyn Woodward


The Wandering Minstrel: An Eighteenth-Century Fiction?Author: Patricia Howard


"No place where women are of such importance": Female Friendship, Empire, and Utopia in The History of Emily MontagueAuthor: Jodi L. Wyett

The Oriental Captivity Narrative and Early English FictionAuthor: Joe Snader
Violence and Awe: The Foundations of Government in Aphra Behn’s New World SettingsAuthor: Richard Frohock
Reading by the Gold and Black Clock; Or, the Recasting of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s Paul et VirginieAuthor: Catherine Labio
Righteous Letters: Vindications of Two Refugees in Lettres d’une Péruvienne and Its Unauthorized Sequel, Lettres taïtiennesAuthor: Giulia Pacini
Divine Enthusiasm and Love Melancholy: Tristram Shandy and Eighteenth-Century Narratives of Saint ErrantryAuthor: Oliver Lovesey

"White Bear," drawn by an artist attending Captain James Cook’s voyages around the world. The engraver didn’t even have a specific name for this creature yet, in the mid-eighteenth century.

For more on travel and literature with foreign settings, see the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles:

The Oriental Captivity Narrative and Early English Fiction
Author: Joe Snader

Violence and Awe: The Foundations of Government in Aphra Behn’s New World Settings
Author: Richard Frohock

Reading by the Gold and Black Clock; Or, the Recasting of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s Paul et Virginie
Author: Catherine Labio

Righteous Letters: Vindications of Two Refugees in Lettres d’une Péruvienne and Its Unauthorized Sequel, Lettres taïtiennes
Author: Giulia Pacini

Divine Enthusiasm and Love Melancholy: Tristram Shandy and Eighteenth-Century Narratives of Saint Errantry
Author: Oliver Lovesey

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