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A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts

Edited by renée c. hoogland

Subjects: Art, Cultural Studies, Gender, Language and Literature, Literary Criticism and Theory, Music, Popular Culture, Women's Studies

Published four times per year
ISSN 0011-1589
E-ISSN 1536-0342

2015 H-Index: 13

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Criticism Volume 57, Number 2, Spring 2015
Critical Air Studies, a special issue edited by Christopher Schaberg

Christopher Schaberg

Threshold To the Kingdom: The Airport Is a Border and the Border is a Volume
Matthew Hart

Airport Memory: Recalling Vietnam From the Terminal in Andrew Pham's Travel Writing
Joseph Darda

The Re(d)active Force of the Transportation Security Administration
George F. McHendry, Jr.

Aerial Homesteading: Aerofuturism in Interwar America
Alan Lovegreen

From Escape To Ascension: The Effects of Aviation Technology on the Flying African Myth
Katherine Thorsteinson

Modernity's Object: The Airplane, Masculinity, and Empire
Robert Hemmings

Aviation Cinema
Kevin L. Ferguson 


Nathaniel A. Rivers on Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing by Ian Bogost, Jet Plane: How It Works by David Macaulay (with Sheila Keenan), and Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things by Jane Bennett

Richmond Eustis on Air: Nature and Culture by Peter Adey 

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Criticism Volume 57, Number 3, Summer 2015

Low-Tech Thoreau; or, Remediations of the Human in The Dispersion of Seeds
Jason Gladstone

“Listen to the Leaves”: Derek Mahon’s Evolving Ecologies
Eoin Flannery

Sadistic Aestheticism: Walter Pater and Octave Mirbeau
Romana Byrne

The Anyan Strait and the Far East: John Donne’s Global Vision and Theological Cosmopolitanism
Mingjun Lu

Getting Loti’s Drift
Joseph A. Boone


Jeff Diamanti on Communization and Its Discontents: Contestation, Critique, and Contemporary Struggles edited by Benjamin Noys

Rebecca Laroche on What Else Is Pastoral? Renaissance Literature and the Environment by Ken Hiltner

Sarah Ruddy on After Spicer: Critical Essays edited by John Emil Vincent

Maki Fukuoka on Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India by Zahid Chaudhary

Sherry Simon on Translating Women edited by Luise von Flotow

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57.2: Critical Air Studies

56.3: Andy Warhol
56.2: Jack Smith: Beyond the Rented World


54.3: Shakespeare and Phenomenology

53.4: Transcultural Negotiations of Holocaust Memory
53.3: Open Source

52.3-4: The Wire
52.2: Honoring Eve: A Special Issue on the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick


50.1: Disco

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