INTERTEXTS: A Journal of Comparative and Theoretical Reflection

INTERTEXTS: A Journal of Comparative and Theoretical Reflection

Edited by Jacob Blevins

ISSN 1092-0625

eISSN 2156-5465


INTERTEXTS publishes articles that employ innovative approaches to explore relations between literary and other texts, be they literary, historical, theoretical, philosophical, or social. Hybrid methodologies combining elements from a range of disciplines are encouraged and methodological reflections and argumentation are valued, especially when combined with detailed textual analysis. The journal is particularly interested in the use of theoretical perspectives to analyze texts other than those to which they are generally applied, hoping to provide not only new understandings of familiar texts but also to use those texts to examine the virtues and limitations of contemporary literary theory.

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Vol. 27, No. 2 (Fall 2023)
Special Issue: Comparative Critical Perspectives on the Anthropocene

Comparative Critical Perspectives on the Anthropocene: A Special Issue of Intertexts
Edited by Adeline Johns-Putra and Xianmin Shen

Comparative Critical Perspectives on the Anthropocene: An Introduction 
Adeline Johns-Putra and Xianmin Shen

Generational Timescapes and Biotic Kinship in Omar El Akkad’s American War 
Michael Boyden

Tracing the Anthropocene and Entangled Trauma in Yashar Kemal’s Novels: More-Than-Human Lives in the Post-Ottoman
Deniz Gündoğan Ibrişim

Dogs and Monsters: Observations on the Evacuation of Afghanistan and the Intersection of Human Rights and the Anthropocene 
K. M. Ferebee

Extractivist Ontologies: Lithium Mining and Anthropocene Imaginaries in Chile’s Atacama Desert 
Mauricio F. Collao Quevedo

Submissions & Book Reviews

Articles should be at least 25 manuscript pages long, double-spaced throughout, including endnotes, and should follow MLA style (the most recent edition). The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript, only on the cover letter. Articles should be written in English and foreign language quotations should be translated. A current subscription to INTERTEXTS is required for publication in the journal.

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Manuscripts may be sent by mail to:

Jacob Blevins, Editor, INTERTEXTS, Department of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-2146
Telephone 936.294.1402. 

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Books for review and book reviews should be sent to:

Jacob Blevins, Editor, INTERTEXTS, Department of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-2146

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Editorial Board


Jacob Blevins, Sam Houston State University

Book Review Editor

David H. J. Larmour, Texas Tech University

Associate Editors

Laura J. Beard, University of Alberta

David H. J. Larmour, Texas Tech University

Paul Allen Miller, University of South Carolina

Sharon Diane Nell, St. Edward’s University

Editorial Assistants

Sarah Daniel, Sam Houston State University

Brett Stine, Texas Tech University

Editorial Board

Peter I. Barta, University of Surrey

Catherine Belsey, University of Wales, Swansea

Bruce Clarke, Texas Tech University

Michael Demson, Sam Houston State University

Carole Edwards, Texas Tech University

Rémi Fontanel, University of Lyon 2

Jeanne Garane, University of South Carolina

Brooke Holmes, Princeton University

David Konstan, Brown University

Brian O’Keeffe, Barnard College

Diana Spencer, University of Birmingham


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