Department of English
West Chester University
Dr. Jen Bacon
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Editor, compiler, introduction, History of the Book in the West: A Library of Critical Essays,
Vol. 3, 1700-1800. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, 2010.
"The Center for the Book and the History of the Book" (with Eric Lindquist), Libraries and
the Cultural Record, 45.1 (January 2010): 56-69.
"Exploring Context and Canonicity: Lessons from the ECCO and EEBO Databases, " The
Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer, n.s. 23.3 (Fall/Winter 2009): 4-13.
"The Warwick Lane Network and the Refashioning of 'Atalantis' as a Titular Keyword: Print
and Politics in the Age of Queen Anne." Producing the Eighteenth-Century Book: Writers
and Publishers in England, 1650-1800. Eds. Laura Runge and Pat Rogers, (solicited chapter),
Newark: University of Delaware Press, 163-92.
Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein. Sabrina Alcorn Baron,
Eric N. Lindquist, Eleanor F. Shevlin, Eds., with an interview with Elizabeth L. Eisenstein.
Amherst, MA & Washington, DC: University of Massachusetts Press and the Center for the
Book at the Library of Congress, 2007.
"The Titular Claims of Female Surnames in Eighteenth-Century Fiction." Women Property,
and the Letters of the Law. Eds. Margaret Ferguson and Nancy Wright, (solicited chapter),
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004, 256-278.
"'To Reconcile Book and Title, and Make 'em Kin to One Another': The Evolution
of the Title's Contractual Functions." Book History, 2 (1999): 42-77.
"The Plots of Early English Novels: Narrative Mappings Rooted in Land and Law."
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 11.4 (July 1999): 379-402.
"'Imaginary Productions' and 'Minute Contrivances': Law, Fiction, and Property in Eighteenth-
Century England," Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, 28 (1999): 131-154.
"The English Short Title Catalogue: Past, Present and Future: A Report on the January 21,
1998 Conference." The East-Central Intelligencer, n.s. 12.1/2 (April 1998): 10-14.
"Cartographic Refrains and Postcolonial Terrains: Mariama Bâ's Scarlet Song," Modern
Fiction Studies, 43.4 (Winter 1997): 933-962.
"The Title As a Teaching Tool." SHARP News, 6.2 (Spring 1997): 2-4.