The new issue of our open access journal, Postgraduate English, is out now. Postgraduate English is one of the oldest online journals for early-career literature scholars; it accepts submissions from postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers around the world. This issue was edited by Arya Aryan and Douglass Virdee.
Articles in this issue:
- Changing States: Examining Postmodern concepts of adaptation in Ali Smith’s Hotel World and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, by Alexander Abichou (Durham University)
- ‘Such a death were sweet’: Invitingly Deadly Waters in the Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith, by Geraldine Bell (University of Leicester)
- Singing from Manuscripts? Fifteenth-Century, English, Secular Songs with Music and their Reading Practices, by Timothy Glover (University of California)
- Per Aspera Ad Astra: Conflicts and Challenges of Spirit in Sirius by Olaf Stapledon, by Boyarkina Iren (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
- ‘That skull had a tongue in it’: Skulls, the Flesh, and the Individual in Early Modern Drama, by Chloe Owen (King’s College London)
- ‘Interpreting (with) Freud’: Laplanche, Hoffmann and the Copernican Birth of Unconscious Drives, by James Wills (University of Warwick)
This issue also features a review of James Shapiro, 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear, by Emily Soon.
We’ll be featuring more about these papers on READ over the coming weeks.
A new Call for Papers will be issued soon. Postgraduate English is blind peer reviewed by an established board of academics, and even if your submission is not accepted this can offer valuable feedback on your work. Follow us here or register with the journal to receive first word of the new Call for Papers.