A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts
Criticism provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, music, and visual culture. A place for rigorous theoretical and critical debate as well as formal and methodological self-reflexivity and experimentation, Criticism aims to present contemporary thought at its most vital.
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Criticism Volume 59, Number 3, Summer 2017
Loneliness: Black Gay Longing in the Work of Essex Hemphill
Oceania's Totalitarian Technology: Writing in Nineteen Eighty-Four
Tony E. Jackson
“Not the Usual Pattern”: James Baldwin, Homosexuality, and the DSM
Vehicles of Periodization: Melvin B. Tolson, Allen Tate, and the New Critical Police
Masturbation and Physiological Romance in Teleny
The Still, Sad Music of Humanity in Doom Metal's Romanticizing Machine
Miles P. Grier on Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America by Katy L. Chiles
Sarah Dennis on “Not Altogether Human”: Pantheism and the Dark Nature of the American Renaissance by Richard Hardack
Mayumo Inoue on Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry by Dorothy J. Wang
Thomas Leitch on Literature, Film, and Their Hideous Progeny: Adaptation and ElasTEXTity by Julie Grossman
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Criticism Volume 59, Number 4, Fall 2017
Reading Color: Looking through Language in Warhol
Tempestuous Life: Ralegh's Ocean in Ruins
Re-Listening to Virginia Woolf: Sound Transduction and Private Listening in Mrs. Dalloway
Some Stylistic Considerations of Free Indirect Discourse in Film Adaptations of Flaubert's Madame Bovary
The Metamorphoses of Empire in the Arthurian Tradition
Eats Well with Others: Culinary Skepticism in As You Like It and Montaigne's "Of Experience"
David B. Goldstein
Shelia Liming on Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network by Caroline Levine
Ned Schantz on Melodrama: An Aesthetics of Impossibility by Jonathan Goldberg
Karen Weisman on Art's Undoing: In the Wake of a Radical Aestheticism by Forest Pyle
Vincent Haddad on Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum
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