Call for Articles: “The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book”

Call for Articles: “The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book,” GRAMMA Special Issue (2013) « The Hoarding.

For the 2013 volume of Gramma on the history and future of the book with a focus on British and American 19th-century literary materials, papers are invited on the following or related areas:

  • book production and publishing history
  • gender, class, and audiences as mediated by print/digital text
  • authorship and its redefinition
  • periodicals; serial publication; copyright and pirated editions
  • editing 19th-century British writers
  • interfaces, platforms, and technologies of 19th-century books
  • archiving, preserving, and collecting material and digital records
  • the impact of digitization on teaching and scholarship in 19th-century studies
  • bibliography, textual criticism, and digital technologies
  • the public domain and the creative commons for the 19th and 21st centuries

Papers should not exceed the length of 7,000 words (including footnotes and bibliography) and should be double spaced. They should adhere to the latest MLA style of documentation and should be submitted electronically in the form of a Word document to the editors of the issue, Maria Schoina and Andrew Stauffer, at the following email addresses: and

Deadline for submissions: 31 December 2012