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Aims & Scope
Critical Survey addresses central issues of critical practice and literary theory in a language that is clear, concise, and accessible, with a primary focus on Renaissance and Modern writing and culture. The journal combines criticism with creative writing, including poetry, providing an essential resource for everyone involved in the field of literary studies.
"A superb journal, fast becoming 'required reading', especially for those interested in cutting-edge work in early modern studies." —Barbara Hodgdon, Drake University
"A lively, inventive and eminently readable journal." —Catherine Belsey
Critical Survey is indexed/abstracted in:
Joint Editors: Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) and Bryan Loughrey
John Lucas, Nottingham Trent University
Yousef Awad, University of Jordan
Catherine Belsey, Swansea University
Terri Bourous, Florida State Unviersity
Michael Bristol, McGill University
Peter Brooker, Nottingham University
Dympna Callaghan, Syracuse University
Daniel Cordle, Nottingham Trent
John Drakakis, University of Stirling
Roger Ebbatson, Loughborough University
Richard L. Godden, University of California, Irvine
Nicholas Grene, Trinity College, Dublin
Barbara Hodgdon, Drake University
Sir Derek Jacobi, London
Paulina Kewes, University of Oxford
Richard H. King, Nottingham University
Dallas Liddle, Augsburg
Ania Loomba, University of Illinois
Leah Marcus, Vanderbilt University
Annabel Patterson, Yale University
Ruth Robbins, Leeds Beckett University
Antony Rowland, University of Lincoln
Alan Sinfield, University of Sussex
Stan Smith, Nottingham Trent University
Paul Stevens, University of Toronto
Tian Yuan Tan, SOAS University of London
Cedric Watts, University of Sussex
Stanley Wells, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Please review the submission and style guidelines carefully before submitting.
The editors welcome submissions of articles in the general fields of modern and early modern literature and culture—especially articles that indicate a clear familiarity with current critical and theoretical thinking. Submissions should generally be between 5,000 and 7,000 words in length, though exceptionally strong longer pieces will also be considered. Submissions should be e-mailed to the editors at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
To submit poems for consideration, please send three or four to email@example.com.
Submissions should be e-mailed as Microsoft Word files and may initially be supplied in any internationally recognized academic style. After the article is accepted for publication, it is the author’s responsibility to convert the text into the journal’s house style, available here. Each submission must be accompanied by a short abstract and a brief author biography including institutional affiliation and contact details.
Have other questions? Please refer to the various Berghahn Info for Authors pages for general information and guidelines including topics such as article usage and permissions for Berghahn journal article authors.
Authors published in Critical Survey (CS) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While the publishers and the editorial board make every effort to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete CS ethics statement.
Volume 30/2018, 3 issues p.a. (spring, summer, winter)
ISSN 0011-1570 (Print) • ISSN 1752-2293 (Online)
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