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  • Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture

    Academic Editor(s): James Zeigler
    Current Volume: 49
    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

  • Genre is always looking for exciting, sophisticated essays on topics involving literary or cultural artifacts, the disciplines that study them, and the modes of understanding and analysis to which they give rise. For more detailed information about our publication policy, please check the Genre Editorial Statement. If you are uncertain whether your essay is appropriate for Genre or not, please contact the editors for clarification.

    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.

    Manuscripts submitted as e-mail attachments should also follow the CMS format and the length limits noted above. Such submissions should be sent to the general Genre e-mail address, genre@ou.edu, accompanied by a cover message containing institutional or other scholarly affiliation as well as a snail mail address. If we encounter any difficulty in accessing your file attachment, we will contact you via e-mail and attempt to correct any incompatibility problems so that your file can be read. If compatibility issues cannot be resolved via e-mail, we reserve the right to request print submission of the manuscript.

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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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