Gender Criticism

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feminist literary criticism | gender identity in literature | feminist fiction–history and criticism

women in literature | sex role in literature | women and literature | feminism and literature

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gender criticism faulkner | feminist criticism chopin | feminist criticism charlotte gilman | women criticism esquivel

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Reference Books

Poetry Criticism – look up titles in cumulative index at: REF PN 1010.P499 Index v. 1-94

Short Story Criticism – Look up titles in cumulative index at: REF PN 2273 .S386 Index v. 1-128



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Literature Journals

  • Early American LiteratureArticles and reviews on American literature through the early national period, about 1830, for members of the Modern Language Association. 
  • College Literature – A triannual journal of scholarly criticism for college/university teachers, timely material on new developments, textual analysis, literary theory and pedagogy for changing college classrooms. From Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Comparative Literature – Presents articles which explore important problems in literary theory and literary history not confined to a single national literature. From Duke University Press.
  • Journal of Modern Literature – Scholarly studies of literature in all languages, as well as related arts and cultural artifacts, from 1900 to the present; publication is international in scope. From Indiana University Press.
  • Literary Review – International contemporary writing, essays, poetry, drama, criticism and translations, and occasional special issues on a specific subject. From Fairleigh Dickinson University.
  • 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. From Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
  • Studies in Short Fiction – A scholarly journal of essays, short notes and review devoted exclusively to serious commentary on short fiction.
  • World Literature Today – Articles, essays and criticism on recent belles lettres in all major and many minor languages of the world, short articles on contemporary writers and literary movements. 

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