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Library Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 477, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Information and Library Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 379, SJR: 0.247, CiteScore: 0)
portal: Libraries and the Academy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 234, SJR: 1.182, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 199, SJR: 0.239, CiteScore: 0)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 73, SJR: 0.625, CiteScore: 1)
Anthropological Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 65, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 56, SJR: 1.579, CiteScore: 3)
J. of the History of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.74, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Higher Education, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 45, SJR: 1.213, CiteScore: 2)
New Literary History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40, SJR: 0.83, CiteScore: 2)
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary J. of Film and Television Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Modernism/modernity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Information & Culture : A J. of History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
J. of Military History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
J. of World History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
MFS Modern Fiction Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Narrative     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 1)
Cinema J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Language     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 1.101, CiteScore: 1)
Technology and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.284, CiteScore: 0)
Shakespeare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Southeast Asia: A J. of Intl. and Strategic Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.357, CiteScore: 1)
Philosophy and Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
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J. of the History of Sexuality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
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Review of Higher Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.601, CiteScore: 2)
Canadian J. of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.758, CiteScore: 1)
Framework : The J. of Cinema and Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
J. of Women's History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Humanity : An Intl. J. of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Reviews in American History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
French Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Biography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
Civil War History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
African Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
China : An Intl. J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Comitatus : A J. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Black Women, Gender & Families     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Essays in Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Yearbook of Comparative Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Arizona Quarterly: A J. of American Literature, Culture, and Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Japanese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
American Annals of the Deaf     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.29, CiteScore: 1)
Harvard J. of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
Mouseion: J. of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Buildings & Landscapes: J. of the Vernacular Architecture Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Shofar : An Interdisciplinary J. of Jewish Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
The Lion and the Unicorn     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Policy History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
Shakespeare Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
AUDEM : The Intl. J. of Higher Education and Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Victorian Periodicals Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.283, CiteScore: 1)
Latin American Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
Economía     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Theory & Event     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
J. of the Early Republic     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jewish Identities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Asian Music     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Theatre Topics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
American Book Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Civil War Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Sojourn: J. of Social Issues in Southeast Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Pacific     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 0)
Diaspora: A J. of Transnational Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Demokratizatsiya: The J. of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Logos: A J. of Catholic Thought and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Discourse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Studies in the Literary Imagination     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Tolkien Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Region : Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.17, CiteScore: 0)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Late Imperial China     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 0)
Cultural Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Philosophy East and West     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 0)
Postmodern Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in the Novel     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Christianity & Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Mosaic : a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Histoire sociale/Social history     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Asian Art     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.376, CiteScore: 0)
Victorian Poetry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
China Review Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Human Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.356, CiteScore: 1)
Spiritus: A J. of Christian Spirituality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
Rhetoric & Public Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.556, CiteScore: 1)
Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Digital Philology : A J. of Medieval Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
MLN     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Literature and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.109, CiteScore: 0)
American Periodicals : A J. of History, Criticism, and Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
J. of College Student Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.806, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.649, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Song-Yuan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Southeast Asian Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
J. for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Hispania     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.261, CiteScore: 0)
Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Revista de Estudios Hispánicos     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Contagion : J. of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre History Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Toronto J. of Theology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.105, CiteScore: 0)
Early American Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Oceanic Linguistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 0)
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Sign Language Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.554, CiteScore: 1)
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
ASEAN Economic Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Monumenta Nipponica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
The Velvet Light Trap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Hebrew Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Dramatic Theory and Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Social Research : An Intl. Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Individual Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of the Society of Christian Ethics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Seoul J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
J. of American Folklore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 0)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Kennedy Institute of Ethics J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
Revista Hispánica Moderna     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.897, CiteScore: 2)
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Partial Answers: J. of Literature and the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre Notebook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ohio History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Theatre Symposium     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Arizona J. of Hispanic Cultural Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Shi'a Islamic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Quaker History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Latin American Music Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Southwestern Historical Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Transactions of the American Philological Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
Feminist Formations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
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J. of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Latin American Geography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Burma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Bioethics Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Register of the Kentucky Historical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
La corónica : A J. of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J19 : The J. of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Antipodes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Historically Speaking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.257, CiteScore: 0)
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Review of Japanese Culture and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
High School J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Brookings Trade Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Asian Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Azalea: J. of Korean Literature & Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
The Moving Image     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Philology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Histories of Anthropology Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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Joyce Studies Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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    • Abstract: But men, on account of their own fear of death, also speak falsely of the swans, and they say that they sing from anguish, lamenting their own deaths. And they do not take into account that no bird sings when it hungers or is cold or suffers any other anguish, not even the nightingale herself and the swallow and the hoopoe, which birds are said to sing lamenting in anguish. But it seems to me that neither these birds nor the swans sing in anguish, but rather, I think, because they are Apollo's, and they are prophets and, having foreseen the good things in Hades, they sing and rejoice especially on that day, more than any time before.1plato's phaedo may be considered the swan song of socrates, his final and glorious ... Read More
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  • With All Due Respect to Plato: The Platonic Orations of Aelius Aristides
    • Abstract: plato in his dialogue the gorgias, composed sometime in the mid-380s b.c.e.,1 launched a notoriously stinging attack on the intellectual and political claims of oratory and its codification as a body of knowledge and techniques. The Socrates of this dialogue insists that oratory and its study is not a true science, art or skill (not a true technê), but rather an unsystematic, empirical bag of tricks, unsupported by any deeper reflective understanding; it is aimed not at establishing and conveying truth and knowledge, but instead at appealing to the lower, appetitive urges of its audience, in pursuit of the speaker's interests rather than theirs. On these grounds, it can be categorized as a form not of art or craft ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-05-06T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
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