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General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
For more information see criterion.byu.edu
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.
Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. Essays may be submitted on a year-round basis, but Criterion is currently soliciting submissions for its 2013 issue, scheduled for publication in April of 2013. The submission deadline for the 2013 issue is 18 January 2013.
Submissions for the general section should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be sent as MS Word attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. The accompanying email-addressed to the Editors-in-Chief-should include:
the author's full name
The email should also include an affirmation that the submission contains the author's original work and is free from plagiarism.
Forum on Haunted Objects
For its 2013 issue, Criterion anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves forcibly felt in the present.. To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis from UC Irvine has provided a prompt, Haunted Subjects.. Authors should not attempt to address all of the issues raised by Dr. Lewis; rather, Criterion hopes this prompt will serve as a springboard for creative and well-focused essays on relevant issues and texts.
Brice Peterson and Joseph Post