• Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture

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    Current Volume: 52
    Frequency: Three issues annually
    ISSN: 0016-6928
    e-ISSN: 2160-0228

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    Henry McDonald
    Annabel Patterson
    Marjorie Perloff
    Russell Reising

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    July 2019 (52:2) - Closes 05/07/19
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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.

    Abstractors and Indexers:

    Indexed/abstracted in the following: ArticleFirstERIH PLUS, Literary Journals Index Full Text, MLA International Bibliography, Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies, Scopus, Ulrichsweb.

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