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Contemporary Literature
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Contemporary Literature

EDITORS:

Executive Editor: Thomas Schaub, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Editor for Poetry: Timothy Yu, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Editor for American Fiction: Michael LeMahieu, Clemson University
Editor for British and Anglophone Fiction: Yogita Goyal, University of California, Los Angeles

ISSN: 0010-7484, e-ISSN: 1548-9949
Published four times per year

 

Contemporary Literature publishes scholarly essays on contemporary writing in English, interviews with established and emerging authors, and reviews of recent critical books in the field. The journal welcomes articles on multiple genres, including poetry, the novel, drama, creative nonfiction, new media and digital literature, and graphic narrative. CL published the first articles on Thomas Pynchon and Susan Howe and the first interviews with Margaret Drabble and Don DeLillo; it also helped to introduce Kazuo Ishiguro, Eavan Boland, and J.M. Coetzee to American readers. As a forum for discussing issues animating the range of contemporary literary studies, CL features the full diversity of critical practices. The editors seek articles that frame their analysis of texts within larger literary historical, theoretical or cultural debates.

 

Special Issues:

CL: Immigrant Fictions

CL: Contemporary Literature and the State

American Poetry: 2000-2009

Immigrant Fictions:
Contemporary Literature
, vol. 47 #4.
Open Access iconAlso available as an ebook.

Contemporary Literature and the State, vol. 49 #4.
Open Access iconAlso available as an ebook.

American Poetry:
2000–2009, Contemporary
Literature
, vol. 52 #4

 
Fiction since 2000: Postmillennial Commitments    

Fiction since 2000: Postmillennial Commitments, vol. 53 #4

   


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