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About Language & Literature content on JSTOR

  • Language & literature has some of the broadest coverage on JSTOR - there are more than 400 journals and hundreds of academic ebooks in this subject area (access is depending on your library's subscriptions).
  • Coverage of the subject is very broad, encompassing both literary studies and the study of language, from its historical origins to its contemporary usage and education.
  • The journal titles span the literary cultures of many different countries, containing articles in several languages, including French, Arabic, Italian, Spanish and German.
  • Sub-disciplines and strengths include literary criticism, foreign language education, linguistics, contemporary literature, composition, rhetorical studies, literary and cultural reviews, and creative writing.

Top Language & Literature eBooks on JSTOR

Imagined Human Beings: A Psychological Approach to Character and Conflict in Literature
Biopunk Dystopias: Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction
From Media Hype to Twitter Storm: News Explosions and Their Impact on Issues, Crises, and Public Opinion
Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden

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