Contemporary Literature Aa
A rich selection of primary documents and background material provides indispensable information for student research. Literature questions our ability to understand ourselves and our culture, questions omniscience by questioning our ability to accurately see reality, and questions the link between language and reality . Literary texts may highlight cultural voices and sociological contexts.
Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context profiles authors and their works and provides overviews of literary movements and genres through which readers will understand the historical, cultural, and political contexts that have shaped American writing. The “moving wall” represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a “zero” moving wall, so their current issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available. On the other hand, I don’t think there will ever be total agreement on what should be included in a particular movement, no matter how much time has passed. And that’s particularly true these days when there are so many people writing books that reach the public. The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal.
After she and her family began receiving death threats, she fled to Venezuela. It was there that, some years later, she learned her grandfather was dying; because she could not go to him, she wrote him a long letter that eventually became this novel. Mengestu’s father escaped from the regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam and his Red Terror in 1978, first to Italy, and then to New York, where he was eventually joined by his family . In his much-acclaimed debut novel, an Ethiopian refugee who now runs a grocery store in Washington DC tackles his own relationship to America and his identity as part of the African diaspora as well as his unease with the gentrification of his neighborhood. The prolific Aleppo-born novelist Nihad Sirees left Syria in 2012 under personal and political pressure from the Syrian government, who viewed him as a threat.
The chart shows the ratio of a journal’s documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address. Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal’s published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents. Evolution of the total number of citations and journal’s self-citations received by a journal’s published documents during the three previous years. This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year.
The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.