EAL Journal

Welcome to the Early American Literature journal page on the Society of Early Americanists website. 

Here is an overview of the journal from the Early American Literature website:

Early American Literature, published three times a year, is the journal of the Society of Early Americanists and of the MLA’s Forum on Early American Literature. Its province is American literature through the early national period (about 1830). Founded in 1965, EAL invites work treating Native American traditional expressions, colonial Ibero-American literature from North America, colonial American Francophone writings, Dutch colonial, and German American colonial literature as well as writings in English from British America and the US.

— Editor, 
Marion Rust, University of Kentucky
marion.rust@uky.edu

Table of Contents, Early American Literature, volume 56volume 55volume 54; volume 53:

Announcements:

2022 Early American Literature Book Prize Nominations Sought

Dear Colleagues,

The journal of Early American Literature is seeking nominations for the 2022 Early American Literature Book Prize. 

Please see the complete announcement here: EAL_2022 Book Prize Nominations.

Best,
Marion

Marion Rust, Editor, Early American Literature
https://eal.uky.edu
Professor, Department of English
University of Kentucky

Early American Literature Book Prize 2021

Rodrigo Lazo, Professor of English and Spanish at the University of California, Irvine, has been selected to receive the 2021 Early American Literature Book Prize for Letters from Filadelfia: Early Latino Literature and the Trans-American Elite (University of Virginia Press 2020). 

Please see the complete book prize announcement here: Early American Literature 2021 Book Prize

Best,
Marion

Marion Rust, Editor, Early American Literature
https://eal.uky.edu
Professor
Department of English
University of Kentucky

Early American Literature Book Prize 2020

Dear Colleagues,

It is my great pleasure to announce the winner of the 2020 Early American Literature Book Prize: University of Maryland, Baltimore County professor Lindsay DiCuirci for Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books (Penn Press, 2019). 

Please see the complete announcement here: EAL 2020 Book Prize Announcement

Best,
Marion

Marion Rust, Editor, Early American Literature
https://eal.uky.edu
Professor, Department of English
University of Kentucky

Early American Literature Book Prize for 2019

Dear colleagues,

Exciting news! See EAL’s announcement here: EAL 2019 Book Prize Announcement

Best,
Marion

Marion Rust, Editor, Early American Literature
https://eal.uky.edu
Professor, Department of English
University of Kentucky

The Early American Literature Podcast is officially online!

You can find episodes for 53.3 and 54.1 on the EAL website, here:
https://eal.uky.edu/podcast

Statement of the Early American Literature 2018 Book Prize Announcement:

EAL 2018 Book Prize Announcement

Please remember that one benefit of an SEA Membership includes receiving the Early American Literature journal as a bound copy three times a year. Please see the Membership & News page for more details.

To join or renew membership in the Society of Early Americanists, please click here for the online form at the University of North Carolina Press, publisher of Early American Literature. 

Thank you!

 

 

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