Since its inception in 1983, Representations has been hailed as the best journal in interdisciplinary studies. Now in its 17th year of publication, the journal remains at the forefront of innovative scholarship in the humanities and interpretive social sciences. Edited by an outstanding group of scholars, Representations publishes trend-setting articles in a wide variety of fields - literature, history, art history, anthropology, and social theory - as well as special, single-theme issues that attempt to define and bring into focus the pressing intellectual issues of our time. Each issue of Representations captures pivotal developments in a surprising variety of fields and makes them available to a wide community of readers.
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