About this Journal
- Resources for American Literary Study
Founded in 1971, RALS demonstrates the continuing vigor of traditional scholarship on American literature of all periods. The journal showcases enduring critical methods and lively research findings. Enriched in recent years by the series "Prospects for American Literary Study," the journal has come to serve as a guide to research in the twenty-first century. RALS is a truly valuable resource for all Americanists, from graduate students seeking dissertation topics to senior scholars between projects.