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  • "Malthus’s Vision: Ekphrasis and Corporate Sovereignty” to be published in Modeling Political Economy, 1720-1850 (Routledge, 2018)
  • "Institutional Structures," in Cultural History of Theatre in the Enlightenment, ed. Mechele Leon (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2017)
  • "Shakespeare and Pantomime," in The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare, ed. Bruce Smith (January 2016)



  • Introductory essay, “Reception,” The Oxford Handbook of English Prose, 1640-1714, ed. Henry Power and Nicholas McDowell (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2019); in press
  • Introductory essay, “The Meaning of Home,” The Cultural History of the Home, ed. Amanda Flather (London: Bloomsbury Academic, forthcoming 2019); in press
  • “Bunyan, Defoe, and the Early Novel,” Oxford Handbook to John Bunyan, ed. Michael Davies and W. R. Owens (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018); in press

Vander Meulen

Selected Articles

  • "ESTC as Foundational and Always Developing,” Age of Johnson 21 (2011).
  • "Parallel Printing and Running Titles [in Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius, 1610],” in Paul Needham, Galileo Makes a Book: The First Edition of Sidereus Nuncius Venice 1610.  Galileo’s O, ed. Horst Bredekamp, vol. 2 (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2011). With Paul Needham.
  • "Pattison’s Pope as an Index of Lives,” in Other People’s Books (2011).



  • "Enlightenment, Some Assembly Required," essay co-authored with Chad Wellmon, The Eighteenth Centuries (book chapter, U.Va. Press, 2018).
  • "The Enlightenment Index," co-authored with Chad Wellmon, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 56:3 (Fall, 2015): 359-382.
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