Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES Volume 56 (2013) CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES (Zagadnienia Rodzajow Literackich)
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl; wrooble@wp.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

'The Problems of Literary Genres' is a refereed academic journal edited at the University of Lodz, Poland devoted to the study not only of literary genres, but also to comparative literature, and to literary theory and cultural studies. The Journal publishes annually articles and reviews as well as conference reports from all over the world in English, Polish, Russian, French, German and Spanish. A special place is reserved for materials to "The Companion of the Literary Genres" published already in Polish last year. The Journal has been existing since 1958. Its volumes are widely distributed and available in many good libraries. The journal invites contributions from a wide community of researchers.

Authors are welcome to submit an electronic version formatted in Rich Text Format with up to 300-word abstract (total word count of approximately 6000). Then authors might me asked for a paper version.

We are waiting for critical, original and innovative submissions written from any theoretical angle not later than

March 31, 2013

Please send electronically the abstract to Editor-in-Chief Prof. Jaroslaw Pluciennik (jarrek@uni.lodz.pl) or to Michal Wroblewski (wrooble@wp.pl)

Editorial Guidelines

 font: Arial;
 size: 11;
 line spacing: 1,5; for notes 1;
 margins: 2,5 cm;
 no indentation in the paragraphs following each
subtitles (subheadings);
 author’s or authors’ name and surname in the upper left
corner;
 bibliographic footnotes in the text should be placed in
the following way:

(Shillingsburg 2006: 35–38)

 if the publication has two or three authors, give all
the names,separated by a commas

(Schreibman, Raymond, and Unsworth 2004)

 if the footnote reference is made to various works of
one author, footnote must be
prepared according to the formula:

(Turner 2002: 75; 2007: 102)

 if the footnote reference is made to various works of one
author published the same
year, an aditional information should be placed:

(Turner 2002a: 71), (Turner 2002b: 201)

the same notification has to be placed in bibliography

 additional notes should be placed on the bottom of the
page – font Arial, size 9;

ABSTRACT
 at the beginning of the article, place the abstract
in English (600-800 characters)
with the title;
 beneath the abstract 5-6 key words should be
attached;

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Shillingsburg Peter L. (2006), From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Ashcroft Bill, Griffths Gareth, Tiffin Helen (2000), Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts, Routledge, London.

Bhabha Homi (1986), The Other Question: Difference, Discrimination and the Discourse of Colonialism, In Literature, Politics & Theory, ed. F. Barker, P. Hulme, M. Iversen, Methuen, London.

Leclercq Guy (1986), Traduire de la poésie, c'est faire de la poésie. Quelques Jalons dans l'approche d'un poème de e. e. Cummings, „Revue d'esthétique (Toulouse)”, nr 12.

Szymborska Wisława (2009), Rubens’ Women, trans. S. Barańczak, C. Cavanagh, http://inwardboundpoetry.blogspot.com/2009/04/782-rubins-women-wislawa-s....

 alphabetical order;
 without numbering;

QUOTES
 after each quotation:

(SURNAME(S) DATE OF PUBLICATION: PAGES)

 short quotations (up to 3 sentences) can be put it in
the main text (using quotation
marks);
 the longer ones should be extracted from the main text:
(font Arial, size 10)
 no indentation in the new line of the mian text after
such quotes;
 quotation in quotation in double angle brackets « » ;

ABBREVIATIONS
 in latin: (eg Idem; Ibidem; op.cit.) or respectively to the language of the article
(eg – English: See, See further); it’s improtant to use only one kind of these abbreviations;

FOREIGN WORDS
 words and phrases in foreign languages should be in
italics;

ILLUSTRATIONS
 All illustrations (JPG – 300 DPI) should be provided
with appropriate captions, in
particular: a source of illustration;

TABLES AND CHARTS
 All tables must be numbered, titled and have an
information about the source;

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
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journals_and_collections_of_essays
modernist studies
poetry
rhetoric_and_composition
twentieth_century_and_beyond