The Autumn 2017 issue of our open access journal, Postgraduate English, is out now. Postgraduate English is one of the longest-running online journals for early-career literature scholars; it accepts submissions from postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers around the world. This issue was edited by Megumi Chou and Yimon Lo.
Articles in this issue:
- Literalisation of Class Antagonism: The Dichotomy of them and us in Alan Sillitoe’s Fiction by Sercan Hamza Bağlama (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey)
- ‘Some Scurrilous King’: Judge Holden and the Spectre of Shakespeare’s Monarchs in Blood Meridian, by Ronan Hatfull (University of Warwick)
- The Absurdly Meaningful Quest for Purpose in King Lear and Hamlet, by Sara Marzana (University of Essex)
- Adrift in International Waters: The ‘Ships’ of Citizenship in Third Culture Literature, by Jessica Sanfilippo-Schultz (WWU Münster)
We’ll be looking in more depth at each of these articles on READ over the coming weeks.
This issue also features reviews of the books Drawing on the Victorians. The Palimpsest of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Graphic Texts and Understanding Jonathan Coe.
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 this READ blog or register with the journal to receive first word of the new Call for Papers.