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Cognitive Science and 18th-Century Studies

Cognitive Science and 18th-Century Studies

“This is your brain on Jane Austen…” declared the recent Stanford news description of the work of Natalie M. Phillips on fMRI brain images of graduate students reading Austen both attentively and in a more leisurely mode. The story of this resea...
Digital Humanities and 18th-Century Studies

Digital Humanities and 18th-Century Studies

A wide range of eighteenth-century scholars are engaged in digital humanities projects, from digital editions of texts to born-digital journals, data visualization, mapping and more.  Do you want to showcase your digital humanities project here?  Contact u...
Eighteenth-Century Anthropocene Cultures

Eighteenth-Century Anthropocene Cultures

This special collection for The 18th-Century Common  is Guest Edited by Kent Linthicum (Oklahoma State University). This collection of short public humanities essays illuminates and interrogates the marks of the Anthropocene upon long eighteenth-century c...
Gardens and Landscapes

Gardens and Landscapes

From geometrically ordered flower beds and carefully shaped shrubs to irregular, supposedly  "natural" winding paths, to chinoiserie-inspired oriental gardens, the eighteenth century saw a range of garden and landscape styles and theories. Click J...
Historical Fiction Set in the 18th Century

Historical Fiction Set in the 18th Century

The past two decades have seen an outpouring of historical novels that resembles the deluge that swept across Europe and North America in response to Sir Walter Scott’s best-selling Waverley series, 1814-1832. Like the followers and imitators of Scott, t...
Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Perhaps more than any figure whose work falls in the "long eighteenth century," Jane Austen is beloved by enthusiasts beyond the academy.  This Collection highlights scholarship on Austen's life, times, contemporaries, and critical afterlives.  It is c...
Miscellany

Miscellany

This Collection gathers contributions to The 18th-Century Common that do not (yet) fit into the other topical Collections. Click Join Us if you would like to contribute work that does not fall into another Collection but would be of interest to ...
Women's Lives in the 18th Century

Women's Lives in the 18th Century

This Collection gathers a wide range of scholarly work on women's lives in eighteenth-century history, literature, art, and culture.  Click Join Us if you would like to contribute to this Collection.
The Age of Wonder

The Age of Wonder

Scholars and Students Respond to Richard Holmes’ The Age of Wonder Richard Holmes’ popular book The Age of Wonder:  How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science  (Knopf, 2009) captured the imagination of the nonacademic reader...
Science and the Arts in the Long 18th Century

Science and the Arts in the Long 18th Century

This Collection gathers accounts of scholarly work exploring the connections among literature, science, and the arts in the long 18th century.  Click Join Us if you would like to contribute to this Collection.