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Publishing Information, Journal Availability, EMLS Contact Addresses

EMLS (ISSN 1201-2459) is published three times a year for the on-line academic community by agreement with, and with the support of, Sheffield Hallam University's Department of English; it was founded in the Department of English, University of British Columbia, and was published from there until 1997, and thereafter at the University of Alberta until 1998. EMLS is indexed by the MLA International Bibliography, the Modern Humanities Research Association's Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), the Canadian Index (CBCA), the Lycos and InfoSeek indexing services and others, as well as being linked to resource pages of scholarly journals, libraries, educational institutions, and others worldwide.

EMLS does not appear in print form, but can be obtained free of charge in hypertextual format on the World Wide Web at


The EMLS site is mirrored at Oxford University.EMLS is a participant in the National Library of Canada's Electronic Publications Pilot Project, where it is also archived; it is also archived by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Electronic Journals Collection.

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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.

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Senior Editor (Advisory), and Founder:

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Editorial Assistants and Electronic Editors:

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 (which must be accompanied by a 250 word abstract), bibliographies, notices, letters, and other materials, may be submitted to the Editor by electronic mail at L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk or by regular mail to Dr Lisa Hopkins, Early Modern Literary Studies, School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, S10 2BP, U.K.

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 MLA 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.

Note: If images are included with materials for consideration, it is preferable that they are in high-resolution JPG format.  As well, images should be accompanied by a letter giving the author permission for duplication and publication.

Reviews and materials for review may be sent to the Editor, Lisa Hopkins, at L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk or by regular mail to the School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, UK, S10 2BP. Please note that all unsolicited materials sent to EMLS for the purposes of review must be plainly marked with the word "Donation" on the front of the mailing cover.

Brief hard-copy correspondence may also be sent by fax to 0114 225 4403.

Materials published in EMLS are © Lisa Hopkins (Editor, EMLS); materials published in issues before 1999 remain the copyright of the Founding Editor, R.G. Siemens.

For more information regarding submission of materials, send a message to our Assistant Editor, Sean Lawrence, at seanlawrence@writeme.com.

© 1998-, Lisa Hopkins(Editor, EMLS).