A respected forum of criticism and scholarship in literary and cultural studies since 1962, the recent incarnation of English Language Notes – ELN – is dedicated to pushing the edge of scholarship in literature and related fields in new directions. Broadening its reach geographically and transhistorically, ELN’s semi-annual issues provide a wide-ranging print and digital forum of topical clusters, roundtable debates, artistic collaborations, reviews, and traditional scholarly essays.



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Cartographies of Dissent

How might we critically examine the cartographic assumptions inherent to the theory and practice of world literature?


Sexing the Left

Sex is everywhere—even on the left. How might scholarship of sexuality and of the left reconsider what opportunities for re-envisioning and revolutionizing our world arise when scholars get busy sexing the left?