Medieval and Renaissance Literature

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This Rough Magic –

This Rough Magic ( is a peer reviewed, academic, online journal. The journal is affiliated with the State University of New York – Stony Brook and Suffolk County Community College. We are looking for academic, teachable articles devoted to the instruction of Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Paper themes should focus on, but are not limited to, the teaching of the following categories:

• Authorship
• Genre Issues
• Narrative Structure
• Poetry
• Drama
• Epic
• Nation/Empire/Class
• Economics
• History
• Religion
• Superstition
• Philosophy
• Rhetoric
• Race/Ethnicity
• Multi-Culturalism
• Gender
• Sexuality
• Art

Submissions must follow The MLA Handbook with regards to style and bibliography, and are normally between 15 and 35 pages. Further guidelines may be found at our website.

All submissions should be sent to the co-editors, Bente Videbaek and Michael Boecherer, at the following addresses:

Hardcopy Format:
Editors, This Rough Magic
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Department of English, Humanities 2088
Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, New York 11790-5350

Electronic Format (.doc or .rtf):;

The submission deadlines are open. Young scholars and veteran faculty are encouraged to submit.