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A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts

Edited by renée c. hoogland

Subjects: Art, Cultural Studies, Gender, Language and Literature, Literary Criticism and Theory, Music, Popular Culture, Women's Studies

Published four times per year
ISSN 0011-1589
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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.

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Criticism Volume 56, Number 2, Spring 2014

Jack Smith: Beyond the Rented World
A Special Issue Edited by Mark Siegel

Marc Siegel

Batman and Dracula: The Collaborations of Jack Smith and Andy Warhol
Callie Angell

A History of Failure
Ann Reynolds

Modern Death: Jack Smith, Fred Herko, and Paul Thek
Dominic Johnson

Camp Materialism
Juliane Rebentisch

Wise Latinas
José Muñoz

Not Being Able to Work That Way as an Endangered Ability—Jack Smith, Das Kapital: Volumes I, II and III
Diedrich Diederichsen

Jack Smith: Notes on Some Homeless Objects
John Matturri

Jack Smith, Hélio Oiticica, Tropicalism
Juan. A. Suárez

Interviews/Archival Materials:

Do It Again! Do It Again! An Interview with Ronald Tavel
Matthias Haase and Marc Siegel

The Return of Mario Montez
Marc Siegel

Introduction to and Héliotape Mario Montez: A Discussion Between Hélio Oiticica and Mario Montez From 1971
Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz


John Davies on Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture By Dominic Johnson

Ara Osterweil on Optic Antics: The Cinema of Ken Jacobs by Michele Pierson

To find out when the next issue will be available, see the Journals Publication Schedule.

Criticism Volume 56, Number 3, Summer 2014
Andy Warhol: A Special Issue Edited by Jonathan Flatley and Anthony Grudin

Introduction: Warhol's Aesthetics
Jonathan Flatley and Anthony Grudin

"My Wife": The Tape Recorder and Warhol's Queer Ways of Listening
Gustavus Stadler

Stroboscopic: Warhol and the Exploding Plastic Inevitable
Homay King

Disco, Cybernetics, and the Migration of Warhol's Shadows into Computation
Tan Lin

Personification and Consumption
Oleg Aronson

Making Money/Printing Painting: Warhol's Dollar Bill Paintings
Neil Printz

One Blue Pussy
Lucy Mulroney

Warhol's Animal Life
Anthony E. Grudin

Warhol's 1960s' Films, Amphetamine, and Queer Materiality
Juan A. Suárez

Chelsea Weathers

Warhol's Time Capsule 51
Matt Wrbican

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56.2: Jack Smith: Beyond the Rented World


54.3: Shakespeare and Phenomenology

53.4: Transcultural Negotiations of Holocaust Memory
53.3: Open Source

52.3-4: The Wire
52.2: Honoring Eve: A Special Issue on the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick


50.1: Disco