Aims & Scope
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
Volume 27, Issue 3
Special Issue: Celebrity Encounters: Famous Americans in Nineteenth-Century Europe
PÁRAIC FINNERTY and MARK FROST
Longfellow, Tennyson, and Transatlantic Celebrity
‘Celebrities of the Future’: Fame and Notability in Henry James’s Roderick Hudson and The American
Henry James, Literary Fame, and the Problem of Robert Browning
A Disciple of Whitman and Ruskin: William Harrison Riley, Transatlantic Celebrity, and the Perils of Working-Class Fandom
Among the English Worthies: Longfellow and the Campaign for Poets’ Corner
DAVID HAVEN BLAKE
A Transatlantic ‘Field of Stars’: Redrawing the Borders of English Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century
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