Studies in the Literary Imagination


Studies in the Literary Imagination is a biannual scholarly journal focusing on special topics in literature and enjoys a worldwide audience with contributing editors and authors considered the leaders in their fields. SLI is unique among scholarly journals in that it relies on an editorial committee to review proposals from potential guest editors, who then invite scholars to contribute articles exploring different aspects of a particular theme. One of the favorable distinctions resulting from this practice is that each issue is topic driven; in this sense, SLI serves more as a monograph series than as a typical journal.

SLI is published under the auspices of the Department of English at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Please feel free to browse the table of contents listings for previous issues or click here for contact information.

Last issue published: Fall 2004 (Vol. 37:2) Caribbean Women Writers in Exile: Anglophone Writings, Contributing Editors Carol Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West

Table of Contents:
"Theorizing Spirit: The Critical Challenge of Elizabeth Nunez’s When Rocks Dance and Beyond the Limbo Silence" Melvin Rahming
"Writing Power: Identity Complexities and the Exotic Erotic in Audre Lorde’s Writing" Yakini B. Kemp
"Re-negotiating Racial Identity: The Challenge of Migration and Return in Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven" Shirley Toland-Dix
"Triadic Revelations of Exilic Identity: Claire Harris’s Fables from the Women’s Quarters, Dipped in Shadow, and She"
Emily Allen Williams
"Défilée’s Diasporic Daughters: Revolutionary Narratives of Ayiti (Haiti), Nanchon (Nation), and Dyaspora (Diaspora) in Edwidge Danticat’s Krik? Krak!" Jana Evans Braziel
"Dislocation and Desire in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night" Vivian M. May


Vol. 37:1 was mailed 11/09/04
Vol. 37:2 was mailed 6/1/05

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