CFP: Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer (The Critical Editor)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
The Critical Editor

Call for Papers​The Critical Editor™ is currently accepting submissions for its critical edition of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. Our base text for this edition can be accessed via the following link: Published by Annotated – The Online Library of Annotated Editions™The Critical Editor is the first of its kind—a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the online publication of open-access critical editions of classic literature. While we are primarily interested in theoretically-informed and historically-grounded literary criticism of our editions' focal texts, we also accept submissions for each of the following:

  • Foreword
  • Author Chronology
  • A Biographical Sketch on the Author
  • Narrative Chronology
  • Discussion Questions/Writing Prompts
  • Annotated Manuscript Excerpts
  • Essays and Articles on the Text 
  • Annotated Contemporary Reviews 
  • Pedagogical Aids 
  • Sample Undergraduate Student Papers 
  • Selected Bibliography

Submission Guidelines: All submissions must be written in English and accompanied by the writer's CV. While we prefer previously unpublished work, we will consider high-caliber previously published submissions. Literary criticism papers should be no longer than 25 pages in length, include an abstract (not to exceed 300 words), and adhere to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th or 8th edition). Submissions should reference the pagination of the Annotated™ Edition of the text in question (link included above). If you are interested in contributing one of the other abovelisted components to the edition (such as the Author Chronology, Biographical Sketch, etc.), please email for specific instructions. Please note that contributors to our editions retain the copyright to their accepted work, but grant The Critical Editor™ and Annotated™ the unlimited right to publish/reproduce that work in whole or in part. To facilitate the blind review process, the author’s identifying information should appear only on the submission cover page. Submissions are reviewed by our editorial staff. Electronic submissions only. Submissions may be sent as DOC, DOCX, or PDF files by by accessing our website at or via email to The extended deadline for submissions is September 30th, 2018. If you would like to contribute to an edition of a work for which we are not currently soliciting contributions, please email us at to register your interest. We look forward to hearing from you! For more information, please visit