Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its fifth anniversary issue. Submissions are due by May 1, 2013.
Submissions on any aspect of the life and works of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries are welcome.
A special section of the fifth issue will be dedicated to the topic of public intellectualism. Topics may include, but need not be limited to, the following:
• The concept of public intellectualism defined, as it pertains to eighteenth-century studies;
• The figure of the public intellectual in relevant texts or events past and present (for example, rhetoric about or of "the founding fathers" and the influence on past or contemporary politics);