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  • Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History

    Academic Editor(s): Marshall Brown
    Current Volume: 75
    Frequency: Quarterly
    ISSN: 0026-7929
    e-ISSN: 1527-1943
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  • Editorial Office:
    Department of English
    University of Washington
    Box 354330
    Seattle, WA 98195-4330
    206-685-2673 (fax)

    Marshall Brown, University of Washington

    Assistant Editor:
    Timothy Coombs

    Editorial Board:
    Yomi Braester
    Jessica Burstein
    Gary Handwerk
    Monika Kaup
    Charles LaPorte
    Raimonda Modiano
    Brian M. Reed
    Henry Staten
    Cynthia Steele
    Richard Watts
    Sabine Wilke

    Advisory Board:
    Charles Altieri
    Jonathan Arac
    Srinivas Aravamudan
    Nancy Armstrong
    Wai Chee Dimock
    Margaret Ferguson
    Barbara Fuchs
    Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    Paul Giles
    Bruce Holsinger
    Linda Hutcheon
    Julia Reinhard Lupton
    Christie McDonald
    Jerome McGann
    David Perkins
    Marjorie Perloff
    David Simpson
    Doris Sommer
    Garrett Stewart
    Brook Thomas
    John Treat

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    Initial submissions should be carefully prepared according to accepted professional norms. They do not need to conform to the MLQ style sheet prior to acceptance. Please remember to number the pages. Essays do not usually exceed 9,000 words (including notes).

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    December 2014 (75:4) - Closes 09/17/14
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    MLQ accepts articles that pay attention to the broader scope of literary history regardless of genre or period. The focus of publication—and the sticking point—is literary history. General theory, historicist contextualizations, and self-contained close readings are not published. Essays should concern the situation and the action of literary works in time. Chronology must matter to an essay's argument or theoretical concern, together with the impact or interrelationship of imaginative texts.

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    Indexed/abstracted in the following: Academic Abstracts FullTEXT Elite, Academic Abstracts FullTEXT Ultra, Academic Research Library, Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Abstracts, Current Contents/Arts and Humanities, Discovery, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Reference Center Gold, General Reference Centre International, Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective, 1907–1984, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Full Text, Humanities Index, Humanities Index Retrospective, 1907–1984, Humanities International Complete, Humanities International Index, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (IBZ), Literary Reference Center, Literature Resource Center, Magazines for Libraries, MLA Bibliography, News and Magazines, OmniFile Full Text V, OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition, Professional Development Collection, Research Library, Scopus, Social Sciences Index Retrospective, 1907–1984, Student Resource Center College with Expanded Academic ASAP.

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