Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Criterion is a Journal of Literary Criticism published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.



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Vol 8, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter PDF
Criterion: A Journal for Literary Criticism i-x
Editors' Note PDF
Kristen Soelberg, Jenna Peterson xi-xii


Urbanized Prostitution in Swift's "Beautiful Nymph" PDF
Tyler Moore 1-8
The Treachery of the Persistence of Memory: An Analysis of the Manipulative Narrator of Edgar Allan Poe's "Ligeia" PDF
Chelsea Lee 9-17
Can There Be an Ideal Coffeehouse?: John Milton as Proponent and Critic of the Public Sphere PDF
Hadley Griggs 18-27
Levinas's "Face" and "Other" in Dostoevsky's The Idiot: Embodiment and Betrayal PDF
Hannah Vinchur 28-37
Manners, Mobility, Class, and Connection in Austen's Emma and Pride and Prejudice PDF
Frances Koziar 38-48
"Only That Day Dawns to Which We Are Awake": Thoreau's Walden, Alienated Labor, and Utopian Thinking in the Twenty-First Century PDF
Jacob Sloan 49-63
America Despises a Loser: Masculinity, Violence, and Failure in Joyce Carol Oates's You Must Remember This PDF
James Darrell Thompson 64-78
Creation, Identity, and Relationships in Milton's Paradise Lost PDF
Marissa Compton 79-90
De-suturing Milton's Eden: Navigating from an Althusserian Bipartite System to a Badiouian Set in Paradise Lost PDF
Brittany Strobelt 91-103
Signifier, Signified, and the Nature of Madness in The Winter's Tale PDF
Adam Anderson 104-111

End Matter

Contributors PDF
Criterion: A Journal for Literary Criticism 112-113

Full Issue

Criterion: A Journal for Literary Criticism PDF
Criterion: A Journal for Literary Criticism

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