Contemporary Literature (journal)

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Contemporary Literature  
Former names
Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Contemp. Lit.
Discipline Contemporary literature
Language English
Edited by Thomas Schaub
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0010-7484 (print)
1548-9949 (web)
LCCN 64006922
OCLC no. 2244753
JSTOR 00107484

Contemporary Literature is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes interviews with notable and developing authors, scholarly essays, and reviews of recent books critiquing the contemporary literature field. Genre coverage includes poetry, the novel, drama, creative nonfiction, and new media (including digital literature and the graphic narrative). The editor-in-chief is Thomas Schaub (University of Wisconsin-Madison). It was established in 196à as the Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature, obtaining its current title in 1968.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by:[1]


  1. ^ "Services that Index and Abstract our Journals: Contemporary Literature". University of Wisconsin Press. Retrieved 2015-01-16. 

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