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A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts

Edited by Lisa Maruca

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

H-Index: 18

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Summer/Fall 2022, Volume 64, Numbers 3–4

What Is Critical Bibliography?
Lisa Maruca and Kate Ozment

Beyond the Book
Pipestone Books: Indigenous Materialisms and Bibliographical Methods
Daniel Radus

On the Black Book as Durational: Noah Purifoy’s Desert Library
Paul Benzon

Trees and Texts: Indigenous History, Material Media, and the Logan Elm
Mark Alan Mattes

Inscriptive Materiality, Epistemological Violence, and the Inka Khipu
Travis Sharp

“In the Cards”: The Material Textuality of Tarotological Reading
Jesse R. Erickson

Uncovering Labor
Critique! Critique! Critique! Black Labor in the Early American Book Trade
John J. Garcia

Beast and Man in India: Undoing John Lockwood Kipling’s Imperial Citation
Oishani Sengupta

Craftivism and Cottonian Bindings: “The Handiwork of Greta Hall”
Helen Williams

Surface Reading Paper as Feminist Bibliography
Georgina Wilson

Access in Book History Methodology and Pedagogy: Report from the “Touch to See” Workshop
Amanda Stuckey

Rethinking Catalogs and Archives
Barbara Grier’s Enumerative Bibliographies: Iterating Communal Lesbian Identities
Julie R. Enszer

On Feminist Practice in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Trade: Buying, Cataloging, and Selling
Rebecca Romney

Black Best-Selling Books and Bibliographical Concerns: The Essence Book Project
Jacinta R. Saffold and Kinohi Nishikawa

Toward an Experimental Bibliography of Hemispheric Reconstruction Newspapers
Joshua Ortiz Baco, Benjamin Charles Germain Lee, Jim Casey, and Sarah H. Salter

Activist Bibliography as Abolitionist Pedagogy in the American Prison Writing Archive
Kirstyn J. Leuner, Catherine Koehler, and Doran Larson

Acts of Disruption in the Eighteenth-Century Archives: Cooperative Critical Bibliography and the Ballitore Project
Danielle Spratt, Deena Al-halabieh, Stephen Martinez, Quill Sang, Joseph Sweetnam, Stephanie Guerrero, and Rachael Scarborough King

Bibliographic Knowledge(s)
Listening to Bamewawagezhikaquay’s Teachers: Jane Johnston Schoolcraft’s Citational Cosmopolitics
Shelby Johnson

Citing Seeds, Citing People: Bibliography and Indigenous Memory, Relations, and Living Knowledge-Keepers
Megan Peiser, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Make Mine Melody: Building Beloved Community in Bibliography Using Mad Citation Practice
sarah madoka currie

“Come Think With Me”: Finding Communion in the Liberatory Textual Practices of Kameelah Janan Rasheed
Jehan L. Roberson

Making Mary Ann Waters Is a Free Black Woman: Critical Fabrication as Bibliographic Method
Kadin Henningsen

What Could a Trans Book History Look Like? Toward Trans Codicology
J. D. Sargan

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