A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts
Criticism provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, music and visual culture. A place for rigorous theoretical and critical debate as well as formal and methodological self-reflexivity and experimentation, Criticism aims to present contemporary thought at its most vital.
Criticism Volume 55, Number 3 (Summer 2013)
Killing the Documentarian: Richard Wright and Documentary Modernity
"Dog Sleep": Animals and Exposure in De Quincey, Wordsworth, and Goya
Imagining Beyond the Here and Now in Margaret Cho's I'm the One That I Want
Hyun Joo Lee
Finance Capitalism and the Creeping London of Howard's End and Tono-Bungay
Revolution of Thought/Revulsion of Feeling: Poe and the Interest-Concept
Ian Kennedy on Sounding New Media: Immersion and Embodiment in the Arts and Culture by Frances Dyson
Benjamin Kahan on Second Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface by Anne Cheng
James Wood on Actions and Objects: From Hobbes to Richardson by Jonathan Kramnick
Cristobal Silva on The Networked Wilderness by Matt Cohen
Criticism Volume 55, Number 4 (Fall 2013)
A Dossier of Essays on Melodrama
A Special Issue Edited by Marcie Frank
At the Intersections of Mode, Genre, and Media: A Dossier of Essays on Melodrama
Fidelio: Melodramas of Agency and Identity
The Barbara Stanwyck Show: Melodrama, Kitsch, and the Media Archive
Melodramatic Reenactment and the Ghosts of Grizzly Man
Charlotte Salomon's Life? Or Theater? A Melodrama?
The Persistence of Unreason: Michel Foucault's Mad Melodrama
The Mute's Voice: The Dramatic Transformations of the Mute and Deaf-Mute in Early-Nineteenth-Century France
Guy Maddin's The NIght Mayor, Imaginary Media, and Contemporary Melodrama
Medium Envy: A Response to Marcie Frank's "At the Intersections of Mode, Genre, and Media: A Dossier of Essays on Melodrama"
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