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Critical Survey


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Critical Survey addresses central issues of critical practice and literary theory in a language that is clear, concise, and accessible, with a primary focus on Renaissance and Modern writing and culture. The journal combines criticism with creative writing, including poetry, providing an essential resource for everyone involved in the field of literary studies.

"A superb journal, fast becoming 'required reading', especially for those interested in cutting-edge work in early modern studies." —Barbara Hodgdon, Drake University

"A lively, inventive and eminently readable journal." —Catherine Belsey

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Subjects: English-language Literature



Current Issue

Volume 28, Issue 2

 

Special Issue: Creative Critical Shakespeares
 

Editorial
GRAHAM HOLDERNESS

Introduction: Creative Critical Shakespeares 
ROB CONKIE and SCOTT MAISANO

Responses to Responses to Shakespeare’s Sonnets: More Sonnets
MATTHEW ZARNOWIECKI

Exit, pursued by a fan: Shakespeare, Fandom, and the Lure of the Alternate Universe
KAVITA MUDAN FINN and JESSICA MCCALL

A Merry Midsummer Labor Merchant’s Tempest in King Beatrice’s Verona
JESSICA MCCALL

Pickled Red Herring
KAVITA MUDAN FINN

Enter Nurse, or Love’s Labour’s Won
SCOTT MAISANO

Echo and Narcissus, or, Man O Man!
MARY BAINE CAMPBELL

The Fair Maid of Alexandria, or The Glass Tower
DAN MOSS

A Tragedy of the Plantation of Virginia
DAVID NICOL

Othello, Original Practices: A Photographic Essay
ROB CONKIE


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