New Literary History focuses on questions of theory, method, interpretation, and literary history. It welcomes contributions from a wide range of intellectual perspectives. The distinctiveness of NLH lies in its commitment to scrutinizing the principles and procedures of interpretation, to rethinking theory and method, and to reassessing the current buzz-words and by-words of scholarly argument.

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Productive Decadence: “The Queer Comradeship of Outlawed Thought”: Vernon Lee, Max Nordau, and Oscar Wilde

by Richard Dellamora from Vol 35, Issue 4, 2004

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2022 Ralph Cohen Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to Rachel Greenspan for her essay, “Naming Argentina: Torture, (Anti)Humanism, and Disappearance in Luisa Valenzuela’s Fictions,” which has won the 2022 Ralph Cohen Prize. Her essay will be published next year in New Literary History.
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