CFP: [Film] Literature/Film Quarterly (adaptation studies––no deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
David T. Johnson
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Literature/Film Quarterly, an academic journal devoted to the study of
adaptation for thirty-five years, is seeking articles devoted to
adaptation studies. Subjects may include but are not limited to

• Explorations of the wide-ranging intertextuality of literature and film
• Locating specific texts and adaptations of them within their own
cultural moment
• Analysis of why, how, and to what effect particular texts are adapted,
made new, or remade
• Analysis of the intersection, inter-illumination, and collision of
different media
• Articles on individual movies, on different cinematic adaptations of a
single literary work, on a director’s style of adaptation, on
the “cinematic” qualities of authors or works, on the reciprocal
influences between film and literature, on authors’ attitudes toward film
and film adaptations, on the role of the screenwriter, and on teaching of
• Interviews with directors, screenwriters, literary figures
• Reviews of current film adaptations of literary works
• Reviews of books concerning film and the relationship between film and
• Responses to any of the articles and reviews

Submissions to the journal are typically 3000 to 5000 words; longer
essays, however, may be accepted in certain cases. The New MLA Style
must be followed for documenting sources and listing them in Works Cited.

Send two printed copies of the manuscript (with contact information on
separate cover sheets), an additional copy on 3.5" disk (with manuscript
saved as text file in one of these versions: Microsoft Word 98 or 2000),
and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Send manuscripts to

Literature/Film Quarterly
Salisbury University
1101 Camden Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21801

We also accept submissions via email; in such cases, attach submission as
a Word document and send to Include contact
information in the body of the email. For further information, please
feel free to contact us via email as well ( or
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