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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 1

 

Special Issue: British Gothic: Penny Dreadful

Editorial
BRYAN LOUGHREY and GRAHAM HOLDERNESS

ARTICLES

Victorian London Redux: Adapting the Gothic Metropolis 
CHRIS LOUTTIT

‘No More Let Life Divide…’: Victorian Metropolitan Confluence in Penny Dreadful
SİNAN AKILLI and SEDA ÖZ

Angel in the House, Devil in the City: Explorations of Gender in Dracula and Penny Dreadful
LAUREN ROCHA

A Wolf’s Eye View of London: Dracula, Penny Dreadful, and the Logic of Repetition
DRAGOȘ MANEA

William Shakespeare’s Macbeth as a Spatial Palimpsest
VASSILIKI MARKIDOU

Social Implications of Love Suicide in Early Modern English Drama
EMANUEL STELZER

The Shades of a Shadow: Crime as the Dark Projection of Authority in Early Modern England
MAURIZIO ASCARI

CREATIVE

Fluoride: Considerations on the Assassination of William Shakespeare
RICHARD WILSON

POETRY


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