Newsletter history

The Society of Early Americanists Newsletter (SEAN), a brief history

In the Summer of 1989, William J. Scheick issued the American Colonial Authors Society Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 1, serving as editor. In 1992, upon the founding of the SEA, the newsletter was renamed The Society of Early Americanists Newsletter (SEAN), edited by William J. Scheick, volume 4.2-18.1 1992 -2006. For a more complete history, please see SEAN, 18.1: 14-16.

An archive and current issues of William J. Scheick, “Literature to 1830,” American Literary Scholarship: 1999- 2003 are available through Duke University Press & via Project Muse: https://read.dukeupress.edu/am-lit-scholarship

Dr. Richard Frohock of Oklahoma State University served as the second Editor of the Society of Early Americanists Newsletter, Spring 2007-Spring 2011, volumes 19.1-23.1.

Sample Covers of The Society of Early Americanists Newsletter (SEAN):

Volume 12, No. 1
(Spring 2000)

Volume 12, No. 2
(Autumn 2000)

Volume 11, No. 2
(Autumn 1999)

Sample Covers of The Society of Early Americanists Newsletter (SEAN):

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