Nineteenth-Century French Studies provides scholars and students with the opportunity to examine new trends, review promising research findings, and become better acquainted with professional developments in the field. Scholarly articles on all aspects of nineteenth-century French literature and criticism are published. Invited essays of nearly double the length of a traditional article and Incipit, a dialogic format in which two colleagues debate a matter of primary concern to the field, are also featured. The journal has an extensive book review section, published and made freely available online, covering a variety of disciplines.
The Editorial Board oversees the editorial direction and content of the journal. Please visit http://www.ncfs-journal.org/?q=editorial-board for current members.
The Advisory Board helps maintain the journal’s high standards by evaluating submissions and by advising the Editor on matters pertaining to all aspects of the journal and its activities. Please visit http://www.ncfs-journal.org/?q=node/17 for current members.
Single articles from NCFS are now available for purchase through Project MUSE.
Special Issue Proposals
Nineteenth-Century French Studies welcomes proposals for special issues and dossiers that demonstrate those qualities that have long been the hallmark of the journal: rigor and depth of exposition; a balance of theory and textual analysis; and contributions from European and North American scholars, from junior and senior colleagues alike. For investigating a new field of study, for crossing disciplines, or for highlighting a certain line of inquiry, the Editorial Board invites expressions of interest for projects that stand to make significant contributions to our field's understanding of the long nineteenth century. Articles in English or French will follow MLA style and be approximately 6,500–7,000 words in length (including endnotes and list of Works Cited). For more information visit the Special Issues and Dossiers page on the journal's website.
Trending Articles - Summer 2021
"Decolonizing the 'Universal Republic:' The Paris Commune and French Empire" (Vol. 49 Nos. 3-4, 2021)
"'Dans le passé mort:' Pierre Loti, Images, and Time" (Vol. 43 Nos. 1-2, 2015)
"The Commune, 1871: Present, Past, and Back Again" (Vol. 49 Nos. 3-4, 2021)
"La Contagion de l’écho: 'L’Obsession' de Charles Cros" (Vol. 43 Nos. 1-2, 2015)
The NCFS Sourcebook series presents articles from past issues of Nineteenth-Century French Studies that are relevant to the upcoming Agrégation de lettres modernes. This sourcebook addresses the 2020 text, Les Amours Jaunes by Tristan Corbière.A Sourcebook for the 2021 "Agrégation de lettres modernes"
The NCFS Sourcebook series presents articles from past issues of Nineteenth-Century French Studies that are relevant to the upcoming Agrégation de lettres modernes. This sourcebook addresses the 2021 text, Mauprat by George Sand.A Sourcebook for the 2022 "Agrégation de lettres modernes"
The NCFS Sourcebook series presents articles from past issues of Nineteenth-Century French Studies that are relevant to the upcoming Agrégation de lettres modernes. This sourcebook addresses the 2022 text, Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.A Sourcebook for the 2023 "Agrégation de lettres modernes"
The NCFS Sourcebook series presents articles from past issues of Nineteenth-Century French Studies that are relevant to the upcoming Agrégation de lettres modernes. This sourcebook addresses the 2023 text, Les Pleurs by Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.
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