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THE BIRMINGHAM JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE



© The Birmingham Journal of
Literature and Language
(Online)
ISSN 1756-4689

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General Editors, 2009-2010:
Cristina Ivanovici and Sarah Macmillan


VOLUME III, 2010

Front Matter: Special Thanks / Table of Contents
Leslie Brubaker's Foreword
General Editors' Introduction

SECTION I: ARTICLES
Paul Taylor, The Hope(less) Principle: A Re-Appraisal of Dystopian Literature in Relation to Science Fiction Studies and Speculative Philosophy
Mariko Nagase, The Concept and Practice of Editing in the Late Renaissance: The Labours of Humanist Scholars and Rebirth of the Classical Text
Shih Pei Chun, The Japanisation of Shakespeare: From Shakespeare's King Lear to Kurosawa's Ran
Alina Cleju, Enclosed Spaces in Grace Paley's and Alice Munro's Artist Stories
John Hudson, A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Religious Allegory

SECTION II: REVIEWS
David Edgar, How Plays Work: A Practical Guide to Playwriting, Reviewed by Heather Jeffrey
Geoff Pevere et al., Steve Gravestock and Kate Lawrie Van de Ven (eds.), Toronto on Film, Reviewed by Will Smith
Mallan, Kerry, Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction, Reviewed by Alexis A. Heit
Royden Loewen, Gerald Friesen, Immigrants in Prairie Cities: Ethnic Diversity in Twentieth-Century Canada, Reviewed by Andreea Raluca Topor Constantin
Jennifer A. Miskov, Silver to Gold: A Journey of Young Revolutionaries, Reviewed by Lisa Kranzer

SECTION III: NOTES
Borderlines XIV: "Codices and Codification", Discussed by Emily Rozier and Mike Rush
The Hilton-Shepherd Postgraduate Symposium 2010, Discussed by Cory Hazlehurst and Emma Southon
The Fifth Annual Quadrivium Symposium, Discussed by Anna Gottschall
"Poetic Hauntings": A Cross-Historical Poetry Symposium, Discussed by Mary Ward and Tim O'Mara
"Late Victorianism and Modernism: The Making of Modernity", Discussed by Katie Lowe
"Europe: Inside Out": Graduate Centre for Europe Annual Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference 2010, Discussed by Clare Watters
"Worlds Built Out of Words": Literary Environments, Discussed by Andreea Raluca Topor Constantin
"Text-Mining in the Digital Humanities: The Interface between Conceptual History, Critical Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics", Discussed by Wang Fang
Medieval Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, Discussed by Mary Ward
Backmatter: Author and Artist Bios

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