• Historical Hauntings & Modern-Day Manifestations
    Vol 1 (2014)

    This issue explored historical and contemporary representations of ghosts and haunting from a range of critical perspectives, including sociology, psychoanalysis, postcolonial studies, film theory, gender and queer studies. In the articles included in this edition, authors analyzed representations of ghosts and haunting, exploring what the study of ghosts and haunting can reveal about our historical and contemporary contexts, including historical trauma, cultural anxieties, and the representation of marginalized narratives and lives.

  • Slavery Now
    Vol 2 (2015)

    The chosen theme for the second issue of the Digital Literature Review was “Slavery Now.” The issue examined the complexity of slavery in a modern context from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines, including criminal justice, philosophy, anthropology, and literary studies.

  • Freak Shows & Human Zoos
    Vol 3 (2016)

    The third Digital Literature Review publication features the theme of “Freak Shows and Human Zoos.” The critical essays within the journal examine scholarly issues pertaining to Freak Theory, Disability Studies, and the exhibition of the human body from a wide variety of perspectives.

  • Monsters
    Vol 4 (2017)

    Within our fourth issue of the Digital Literature Review, we engage with monster texts and examine the cultures that brought these beings to life. From ancient myths to contemporary texts, monsters find their way into human spaces and force us to question why we project our fears onto physical beings of our own creation.

  • Imagining the Post-Apocalypse
    Vol 5 (2018)

    In the fifth issue of the Digital Literature Review, we engage with texts with post-apocalyptical themes. The essays within this edition explore the possibilities of life after the apocalypse and the implications this idea can have for society.

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