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ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews
"Factual articles and notes based on new research in American and English language and literature; queries related to research, review essays, reviews and book notices."
Presents research on all matters relating to the Bronte family, their background and writings, and their place in literary and cultural history.
Studies of the text, sources & analogues, language, style, structure, & themes of Chaucers poetry. Also articles on medieval literature, philosophy, theology, & mythography relevant to a study of the poet.
Christianity and Literature
Devoted to the scholarly exploration of how literature engages Christian thought, experience, & practice.
Comparative Literature Studies
Publishes comparative articles in literature and culture, critical theory, and cultural and literary relations within and beyond the Western tradition. It brings you the work of eminent critics, scholars, theorists, and literary historians, whose essays range across the rich traditions of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Studies of the life and works of Joseph Conrad, as well as other writers of his time.
Devoted to the study of the life, time, and works of Charles Dickens.
Eighteenth Century Fiction
"Covers all aspects of imaginative prose in the period 1700-1800."--EBSCOhost.
Eighteenth Century: Theory & Interpretation
"Applies contemporary theory and methodology to all aspects of culture 1660-1800, including literature, history, fine arts, science, history of ideas, and popular culture."--EBSCOhost.
English Literary Renaissance
Texts, studies and bibliographies in the intellectual context and literary achievement of Tudor and Early Stuart England.
English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920
Publishes articles on fiction, poetry, drama, or subjects of cultural interest in the 1880-1920 period of British literature.
Essays in Criticism
"covers the whole field of English Literature from the time of Chaucer to the present day. The journal maintains that originality in interpretation must be allied to the best scholarly standards." REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Short papers relevant to explication de texte in prose or poetry directly related to interpretation of text.
"Considers the field of Gothic studies from the eighteenth century to the present day."--EBSCOhost
James Joyce Quarterly
"the flagship journal of international Joyce studies... In each issue, the JJQ brings together a wide array of critical and theoretical work focusing on the life, writing, and reception of James Joyce." REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Journal of Commonwealth Literature
"an invaluable resource and guide for scholars in the overlapping fields of commonwealth Literature, Postcolonial Literature and New Literatures in English."
Joyce studies annual
The Joyce Studies Annual is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of James Joyce, it gathers essays by foremost scholars and emerging voices in the field. REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Features articles and news items relating to the writings and life of John Milton, seventeenth century English poet and prose writer.
New Literary History
New Literary History focuses on questions of theory, method, interpretation, and literary history. Rather than espousing a single ideology or intellectual framework, it canvasses a wide range of scholarly concerns. REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Scholars of literary history and theory turn to Nineteenth-Century Literature for the newest research and thought on all English-language writers of the nineteenth century.
Papers on Language & Literature
Articles, notes and book reviews on literary history, theory and interpretation and original material such as letters, journals and notebooks aimed at scholars and critics of language and literature.
Addresses various issues in Romantic literature studies.
Romanticism on the net
An international peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to British Nineteenth-Century Literature.
Founded in 1950 by the Shakespeare Association of America, Shakespeare Quarterly is a refereed journal committed to publishing articles in the vanguard of Shakespeare studies. The Quarterly, produced by Folger Shakespeare Library in association with George Washington University.
An international volume of essays, studies and reviews dealing with the cultural history of early modern England and the place of Shakespeare's production in it.
SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies
SHAW publishes general articles on Shaw and his milieu, reviews, notes, and the authoritative Continuing Checklist of Shaviana -- the bibliography of Shaw studies. Every other issue is devoted to a special theme. REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Studies in English literature, 1500-1900
Historical and critical essays contributing significantly to the understanding of English literature, 1500-1900.
Studies in the Literary Imagination
Articles of literary criticism on English Renaissance drama and reader commentary.
"Presents the growing body of critical commentary and scholarship on both J.R.R.Tolkien's voluminous fiction and his academic work in literary and linguistic fields." REQUEST ARTICLES THROUGH RAPID ILL
Essays, criticism and reviews, and thematic issues, on aspects of Victorian poetry.
Essays, review essays and reviews on social, political and cultural studies of the Victorian era.
Publishes contemporary studies of literature, culture & society primarily in England during the Romantic Period from 1760 to 1850.
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- Old English
- Anglo-Saxon Literature
- English Renaissance
- Early Modern English
- Elizabethan Era
- English sonnet
- Jacobean Literature
- Metaphysical poets
- Revenge play
- Restoration literature
- Enlightenment literature
- Gothic novel
- Victorian literature