Volume 1, Number 2 (August 1995)

Early Modern Literary Studies: Front Matter


Publishing Information, Journal Availability, EMLS Contact Addresses

Early Modern Literary Studies is a refereed journal in electronic form which serves both as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area. Articles in EMLS examine English literature, literary culture, and language during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries from a variety of perspectives; well-considered responses to published papers are also published as part of a Readers' Forum. Reviews in EMLS evaluate recent work in the area as well as academic tools of interest to scholars in the field. Our Internet site also gathers and maintain links to useful on-line resources.

EMLS (ISSN 1201-2459) is published three times a year for the on-line academic community by the University of British Columbia's English Department, with the support of the University's Library and Arts Computing Centre.

EMLS does not appear in print form, but can be obtained free of charge, along with Interactive EMLS and EMLS On-Line Resources, in hypertextual format on the World Wide Web at

The journal, alone, is also available in ASCII format for retrieval using GOPHER at and by electronic mail subscription by sending a message to

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Editorial Group

The EMLS Editorial Group is representative of the on-line academic community as a whole and includes scholars with wide-ranging interests and experience, from junior to well-established senior academics.

Submission Information

EMLS invites contributions of critical essays on literary topics and of interdisciplinary studies which centre on literature and literary culture in English during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Contributions, including critical essays and studies, bibliographies, notices, letters to the Editor, and other materials, may be submitted to the Editor by electronic mail at EMLS@arts.ubc.ca or by regular mail at Early Modern Literary Studies, Department of English, University of British Columbia, #397 - 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z1; reviews and materials for review may be sent to the Review Editor at Review_Editor_EMLS@arts.ubc.ca or by regular mail at the same address. Brief hard-copy correspondence may be sent by fax to (604) 822-6906.

Electronic mail submissions are accepted in ASCII format. Regular mail submissions of material on-disk are accepted in ASCII, Wordperfect, or Microsoft Word format; hard-copy submissions must be accompanied by electronic copies, either on-disk or via electronic mail, and will not be returned. All submissions must follow the current Modern Language Association Handbook, in addition to the following conventions used by Early Modern Literary Studies for ASCII text: <b>bold text</b> is indicated by tags which surround the text that is to appear in bold, likewise with <i>italicized text</i>, <u>underlined text</u>, and <sup>superscript</sup>; superscript is used for note numbers in the text, and notes themselves appear at the end of the document. A document outlining the representation of non-ASCII characters is available on-site or by request.

For more information regarding submission of materials, send a message to Ed_Asst_EMLS@arts.ubc.ca.

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[RGS; August 24, 1995.]