EnterText 8 Liminal London
This special issue collects essays, including a photo-essay, from the seventh annual Literary London conference, 'Liminal London: Country/City, Work/Leisure, Past/Future and States Between', held at Brunel in July 2008. Contributors are from around the world and the topics covered include Dr Barnardo, opium, suburbia, the London Underground, the Greenwich Meridian and a fifteenth century visit to London by Czech dignitaries.
EnterText 7.3 Open Issue
A wide range of essays and creative contributions, including
the visual as well as the literary arts, makes up this collection.
Poetry, prose and a photographic essay rub shoulders with
essays on pedagogical matters, theory, plays, films, and other
products. Topics are from a number of different periods and
traditions. Contributors are from many parts of the world,
and one of the items is presented also in Chinese translation.
EnterText 7.2 - Human Rights, Human Wrongs
After opening with a speech by Nelson Mandela, the issue presents essays on some
core questions of human rights, such as racial discrimination and the difficult
concept of the "just war," and goes on to focus on gender and sexual
orientation. Creative work includes texts and images addressing Australian,
Palestinian, Canadian and Thai contexts which raise issues relevant everywhere.
Translations into Arabic, French and German are available for some items.
EnterText 7.1 - The Black Atlantic Then and Now
This special issue commemorates the bicentenary of the abolition of the transatlantic
slave trade in the British empire. It opens with images of artworks engaging
with that painful history, and presents some archive material from 1826. Other
items relating directly to that era include an essay on abolitionist verse.
It goes on to present material about the wider Black Atlantic. As well as creative
writing and translation, there are essays on Sierra Leone and Liberia, the
West African Students' Union, Caribbean, African American, African Arab,
and European literature.
EnterText 6.3 - Open Issue
This is a bumper issue, running to more than four hundred pages.
It includes a wide range of thought-provoking essays and creative
work from several continents: Asia, Australia, Africa, the
Caribbean, America and Europe. Disciplines range from literature
to philosophy, sociology to cultural history, with articles
relating to periods from the early modern to the contemporary
and covering subjects from comics to consumerism, representation
to political responsibility. Creative contributions include
poetry and painting, fiction and photography, some exploring
concerns through parallel expression in different genres.
EnterText 6.2 - War and Society
A stimulating collection of essays spanning analysis of the war
experience, of the grand politics of war and its individual narratives.
There is a strong focus in many of the pieces on the transmission
of these experiences and the way that meditation on the issues
that war raises has an impact on readers, students and audiences.
EnterText 6.1 - Wuxia
Chinese Martial Arts in Film, Literature and Beyond
The Wuxia (Chinese Martial Arts or 'Martial Chivalry') genre is examined
across different media, focusing on film, literature and digital games. Topics
stardom, gender, a comparative study of the European knight and Chinese xia,
wuxia narratives in online games, the kung fu films of Liu Jialiang, and
Arts' as a body of knowledge.
EnterText 5.3 -
A wide-ranging collection of essays on subjects from political
economy to history to cultural critique is combined with creative
work in the form of poetry, autobiography and the novel. Literary
topics range from ancient Chinese verse to digital poetry, and
cover writers from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
to the present day. The issue includes translations from French
Creole and Arabic.
EnterText 5.2 -
This issue ranges widely, including essays and creative work
on the past and present of cities old and new, in North America
and Australia, China and the Balkans, as well as Europe. It addresses
film, literature and music, from “high” culture to
EnterText 5.1 -
Art and the Market
Academic essays covering the philosophical and practical implications
of the theme of art and the market, focusing on the museum, film,
television, and literature, are accompanied by examples of aesthetic
practice in clay sculpture, poetry, architecture and photography.
EnterText 4.3 - An open issue including analytical
and creative texts, some fitting both categories, addressing
topics encompassing philosophy, the
media and cultural politics, in genres extending from the
essay to poetry.
EnterText 4.3 Supplement -
A special issue of selected papers from the "Shelving
Translation" conference held at Oxford University in 2004. They
examine the translated literary text as an intercultural site
of complex, dynamic processes of selection, production and
presentation between author, translator, publisher and bookseller.
EnterText 4.2 Africa: Myths
A stimulating collection of essays and creative writing engaging with diverse
aspects of the African experience, including history, law and both written and
EnterText 4.1 Animation
A combination of critical essays and reflections on
practice exploring the complex and burgeoning area of Animation.
Issues of representation, caricature, the 'post digital' image,
and animation spectatorship are covered, as well as questions of
national, regional and transnational animation movements. This
special issue also includes critical and reflective work by practising
EnterText 3.3 The EmLit
EUROPEAN MINORITY LITERATURES IN TRANSLATION
A new window onto the literature of Europe, this international collaborative
project publishes writing in minority languages with all texts translated into
the five most widespread European languages: English, French, German, Italian
It includes 19 minority languages, 33 writers, 48 short literary works, 240 translations,
and audiofiles of 10 writers reading their work, plus a supplement.
project has been carried out with
the support of the European Community.
EnterText 3.2 Bridges /
Thought-provoking links between cultures, histories and ideas are contained in
essays on topics from language to politics and from fashion to literature, interleaved
with creative work. The Far East, South Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean,
Africa, Europe and North America are brought into new relationships.
EnterText 3.1 Renaissance Renegotiations
A collection of essays presenting the latest scholarship on the literature of
the English Renaissance.
EnterText 2.3 Open Issue
A range of creative work engaging with the contemporary world
with passion and wit is accompanied by essays on a range of topics
including perceptions of the urban, the portrayal of sexualities,
and American law.
EnterText 2.2 Translation,
The latest theory and practice informs essays on postcolonial translation ranging
as widely as the Caribbean, Ireland and ancient Rome. There is also a look at
the predicament of South American regional languages, illustrated with pictures
and sound. The issue includes stimulating creative translations relating to Polish,
Norwegian, Chinese and medieval French, as well as introductions to Welsh metrical
verse and the Asian poetic tradition of the ghazal.
EnterText 2.1 Proceedings of
the British Braids conference
Papers from Brunel University's international conference in April 2001 on intercultural
dynamics in the British Isles today.
EnterText 1.3 Open Issue
EnterText 1.2 Text < - > Screen
The interface between the written and the visual text has rarely been so busy
or such a broad focus of critical interest. The journal's spring issue (June
2001) focuses on the relationship between film or television and the literary
or historical text, and includes selected proceedings of the conference 'Hamlet
on Screen,' staged jointly by The Globe Theatre and King's College London.
EnterText 1.1 Americas, Americans
"Very impressive" - Professor Thomas Healy
This applauded first volume includes work by David Dabydeen on
a colonial intertext of Shakespeare's The Tempest, and
a new poem by UK poet laureate Andrew Motion.