COLLEGE LITERATURE

a journal of critical literary studies

Current Issue

 

 

 

Graham MacPhee

Editorial Remarks

1

Essays

 

Tragic-Dialectical-Perfectionism: On the Ethics of Beckett's Endgame
Ben Ware

3

Utopian Justifications: More's Utopia, Settler Colonialism, and Contemporary Ecocritical Concerns

Susan Bruce

23

Where There is Void: J.H. Prynne's Kazoo Dreamboats or, On What There Is
Wit Pietrzak

44

Cynicism and the Cultural Imaginary: Bret Easton Ellis's Imperial Bedrooms

Graham J. Matthews

62

Elvis Has Left the Country: Marronage in Chris Abani's GraceLand

Erin M.Fehskens

 

90

The Royal Red-Headed Variant: The Prisoner of Zenda and the 1893 Heredity Debates

Paul Niemeyer

112

Haniel Long's Pittsburgh Memoranda: Documentary Form and 1930s Political Poetry
Micahel S. Begnal

 

139

 

 


 

Book Reviews


Review of The Birth of Theory, by Andrew Cole
Andrew Eichel

Review of Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975, by Michael LeMahieu
Paul Grimstad

Review of Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political, by Tarek El-Ariss
Stephen Sheehi
Review of Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay, by Katherine Roeder
Matt Johnston

 

 

 

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Appendices 182