Author Guidelines

Prepare manuscripts—typically between 8,000 and 11,000 words—following The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, with endnotes (short form), and a bibliography. Please include an abstract and remove any self-identifying references. Quote material from foreign sources in English translation, from published translations whenever available.

We support innovative prose in scholarship and we especially encourage the long and sophisticated book review articles that have been the hallmark of diacritics since its very beginning. A review article should be the occasion both for a critically positioned account of the work and—just as vitally—for a response or supplement in which the reviewer’s own theses are introduced and argued.

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