This special collection examines the role of Marxist approaches to analyses of literature and culture in the 21st Century. Largely moving away from the post-structuralist concerns of identity, difference, representation, and language, the current ‘economic turn’ has led to a critical resurgence of Marxist criticism, which is analysed from a variety of approaches.
This collection features articles on new voices in Jewish-American literature. Articles were invited that offered thematic or author-focused essays that share a fascination with the dynamism of the field, and that offer original perspectives on contemporary writers and works that have yet to receive significant critical attention.
This special collection focuses on the composition of saints' lives in medieval literature. The collection aims to bring the spotlight onto saints' lives as an exciting and innovative narrative medium and a means of communication in the Middle Ages.
This special collection considers the transition of popular television programmes to film.
This special collection is inspired by substantial changes over the past fifteen years in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture. The aim of the collection is to reflect on the history of international markets, copyright, and the book trade as shaping forces in American literature and culture.
The articles in this special collection were therefore invited to consider, in the spirit of Warburg’s Atlas, the use and reuse of images in art and art history, from antiquity to the present day.
The following articles have been published as part of the special collection, 'Healing Gods, Heroes and Rituals in the Graeco-Roman World', edited by Professor Panayotis Pachis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).
This special edition seeks to consider the chequered history of the westernised university, to diagnose its embattled present, and to imagine its future.