Special Issues

Renascence has produced many special issues: on the works of Gabriel Marcel, Graham Greene and René Girard, as well as special topics including Literature and Martyrdom, Polish Literature and Family Values in Literature. Some of these special issues may be out of print or only available as photocopies.

Volume Issue Year  Title
8.4 Summer 1956 Claudel Memorial
22.3 Spring 1970 T.S. Eliot
34.4 Summer 1982 Aesthetic Theory of Jacques Maritain
35.2 Winter 1983 James Joyce Centenary
36.1-2 Fall/ Winter 1983-1984 Catholic Writers in France: Generation of 1915
37.3 Spring 1985 A New Mimesis
38.2 Winter 1986 Poetry of David Jones
41.1-2 Fall/ Winter 1988-1989 George Bernanos, 1888-1988
42.1-2 Fall/ Winter 1989-1990 Gerard Manley Hopkins
43.1-2 Fall/ Winter 1990-1991 John Henry Cardinal Newman, 1890-1990
44.1 Fall 1991 Family Values in Literature
44.3 Spring 1992 Walker Percy
45.1-2 Fall/ Winter 1992-1993 Richard Wilbur
45.3 Spring 1993 George Herbert
47.3-4 Spring/ Summer 1995 Sacrum in Polish Literature
48.1 Fall 1995 Literature and Martyrdom
48.2 Winter 1996 Hans Urs von Balthasar
49.1 Fall 1996 Gilbert Keith Chesterton
50.3-4 Fall/ Winter 1996-1997 Spirit in the Poetry of Denise Levertov
51.1 Fall 1998 C.S. Lewis Centenary
52.1 Fall 1999 Critical Perspectives on René Girard
55.1 Fall 2002 Critical Perspectives on Graham Greene
55.3 Spring 2003 Critical Perspectives on Gabriel Marcel
56.4 Summer 2004 Critical Perspectives on Hans-Georg Gadamer
57.4 Summer 2005 Hopkins Scholarship: Today and Yesterday
58.1 Fall 2005 Critical Perspectives on Denise Levertov
60.2 Winter 2008 R. S. Thomas: New Perspectives in Scholarship and Criticism
63.1 Fall 2010 Puzzling Owen Barfield: Critical Perspectives and Scholarly Vistas
64.1 Fall 2011 H. Marshall McLuhan: A Centenary Tribute
65.1 Fall 2012 Renaissance Renascence
65.5 Fall 2013 Focus on Flannery O'Connor
66.2 Spring 2014 Essays on Marylynne Robinson, including exclusive interview
69.3 Summer 2017 Unorthodox Orthodoxies: Catholic Literature and Culture, 1907-1970