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  • Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture

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    Current Volume: 50
    Frequency: Three issues annually
    ISSN: 0016-6928
    e-ISSN: 2160-0228

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    Editorial Board:
    Ronald Schleifer, Associate Editor
    Daniel Cottom, Associate Editor
    Robert Con Davis, Associate Editor
    Vincent Leitch, Associate Editor
    Daniela Garofalo, Associate Editor

    Advisory Editors:
    Richard Barney, University at Albany
    Luke Carson, University of Victoria
    Laurie Finke, Kenyon College
    Robert Markley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Henry McDonald, University of Oklahoma
    Annabel Patterson, Yale University
    Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University
    Russell Reising, University of Toledo

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    Printed manuscripts, submitted in triplicate and accompanied by return postage, should follow the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), with notes placed after the text. Critical articles should not exceed 10,000 words, and noncommissioned book reviews should not exceed 2,500 words. All correspondence should be addressed to the editors.

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    December 2017 (50:3) - Closes 10/06/17
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  • Description

    Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture is a triannual publication devoted to the study of the codes, conventions, and histories of generic forms in the context of their cultural manifestations and effects. It publishes articles that deal with questions of genre in both literary and nonliterary forms, that bring a broad range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to genre, or that consider theoretical, institutional, or political dimensions of discourse.

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    Indexed/abstracted in the following: ERIH PLUS, MLA International Bibliography.

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