About this Journal

Founded in 1983, Paragraph is a leading journal in modern critical theory, exploring critical theory in general and its application to literature, other arts, including film and visual culture, and society. Regular special issues by esteemed guest editors highlight important figures and themes in modern critical theory.

Recent special issues include:

Critical Freedoms
Paul B. Preciado at the Limits of Theory
Derrida’s Geschlecht III
Samuel Beckett and Roland Barthes
Prehistory: Art, Cultural Theory and Modernity
Sarah Kofman and the Relief of Philosophy
New Takes on Film and Imagination


Editors and Editorial Board

Editorial Committee

Amaleena Damlé, Durham University
Lisa Downing, University of Birmingham
Ian James, University of Cambridge 
Ian Maclachlan, University of Oxford
Johanna Malt, King's College London
Ankhi Mukherjee, University of Oxford
Annie Ring, University College London
Douglas Smith, University College Dublin
Michael Syrotinski, University of Glasgow 

Advisory Editors

Terence Cave 
Mairéad Hanrahan 
Nicholas Harrison 
Leslie Hill 
Marian Hobson 
Michael Holland
Diana Knight
Morag Shiach
Judith Still
Emma Wilson
Michael Worton

Individual issues are edited by members of the committee in turn, and by specially invited guest editors. Articles submitted are refereed by every member of the Editorial Committee and sent to outside referees where appropriate.


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Print ISSN: 0264-8334 Online ISSN: 1750-0176
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