About the Journal
Representations publishes sophisticated, highly readable essays on the workings of culture, both past and present. Long known for its innovative essays on art, intellectual and legal history, science and gender studies, theories of history, and literary phenomena such as authorship and national and ethnic canon formation. Representations' reach extends as well to such topics as the history of the emotions, national identity, new media, and the renewal of aesthetics in criticism.
ISSN: 0734-6018 eISSN: 1533-855X
Published Quarterly: February, May, August, November
Impact Factor: 0.490
Editorial Board Co-Chairs: Niklaus Largier and Steven Justice