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December 2022 – Not That Interchangeable: Middleton’s and Rowley’s The Changeling (1622)   Recently updated !

by Sara Rogalski   Extract from The Changeling, Act 4, Scene 2 https://www.connotations.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Extract-from-The-Changeling-Act-4-Scene-2.mp3   In The Literary Encyclopedia, Anja Mueller-Wood speaks of “principles of change and replacement” as being “central” to The Changeling, a play first performed in 1622, and collaboratively written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. There is, […]

The Literary Advent Calendar 2022 is here   Recently updated !

As is a tradition at Connotations, we are once again happy to host the Literary Advent Calendar 2022, this time with the title “Concerning Fireplaces and Other Energy Questions,” for the English department at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. This year we will bring cosy warmth into our cold homes through stories […]

October 2022 – Walter Pater’s “A Prince of Court Painters”: A Covert Autobiography and Museum Trips   Recently updated !

by Anna Budziak “A Prince of Court Painters,” a story about the painter Antoine Watteau, was composed when Pater had already known the taste of fame and the sting of criticism. Although he wished it to be published unsigned, it appeared, in October 1885, in Macmillan’s Magazine, with his name […]

Arthur F. Kinney (1933-2021)

With great sadness, we have learned that Arthur Kinney passed away on 25 December 2021. He was one of the founding members of Connotations and has been a key figure in making it flourish. For three decades, Arthur Kinney has strengthened our journal and society by his unflagging energy, his […]

The Literary Advent Calendar 2021 is here

As is tradition at Connotations, we are once again happy to host the Literary Advent Calendar 2021 for the English department of Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. And what better way to prepare for the festive season of gift-giving than to turn to literature’s abundance of reflections on – or representations […]