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ELH

Senior Editor :

Christopher Nealon, Johns Hopkins University

Volume:
Volume
89 (2022)
Frequency:
Frequency
Quarterly
ELH welcomes sophisticated, groundbreaking essays on all literatures in English and on cultural forms and contexts related to those literatures. Continuing a tradition that stretches back to 1934, the journal's editors balance historical, critical, and theoretical concerns in seeking to publish the very best work on English-language writing from its beginnings to the present day.
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Volume
89 (2022)
Frequency
Quarterly
ISSN
Print: 1080-6547
Online: 0013-8304

Authors should submit their manuscripts online with ScholarOne at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/elh

ELH strongly prefers submissions in Word (.doc or .docx) format. Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. Manuscripts should be double-spaced, with one-inch margins, in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. Submissions should be at least 8,000 words in length and should not exceed 12,000 words, including endnotes. An abstract of around 100 words should accompany each submission. 

ELH now adheres to a double-blind review process. Thus no information that would identify the author (including name, affiliation, and expressions of thanks to those who have helped with the project) should appear anywhere in the manuscript. Authors referring to their own prior published work should cite it as a third party would.

Please note that the journal will not consider work currently under review elsewhere. Once a manuscript has been submitted, we are unable to accept further revisions.

Additionally, please note that the journal does not routinely offer readers' reports. Any questions or inquiries should be sent to elh@jhu.edu

It has come to our attention that communications sent via the ScholarOne system very occasionally get caught in spam/junk mail filters. To ensure that messages from ELH reach you, please provide a primary cc address in your author profile, if possible, and check your spam/junk mail folders periodically to make sure that our correspondence has not been diverted from your inbox.

The Hopkins Press Journals Ethics and Malpractice Statement can be found here.

Peer Review Policy

ELH welcomes sophisticated, groundbreaking essays on all literatures in English and on cultural forms and contexts related to those literatures. Continuing a tradition that stretches back to 1934, the journal's editors balance historical, critical, and theoretical concerns in seeking to publish the very best work on English-language writing from its beginnings to the present dayELH does not publish book reviews.

The journal accepts for consideration original essays of 8,000 to 12,000 words, including endnotes; it will not consider work currently under review elsewhere. The Managing Editor of the journal reviews submissions for conformity to length and other stipulations appearing in the author guidelines; unsuitable manuscripts are returned by the Managing Editor. ELH adheres to a double-blind review process and aims to return decisions to authors within four months after date of submission. Authors may be invited to revise their essays and submit them for reconsideration; ordinarily, the revised essay will be examined by the original submission’s reviewer(s). Prior to publication, accepted essays are copy edited by the journal’s Associate Editors, who also manage communications with authors in the production stage.

Senior Editor

Christopher Nealon

Editors

Sharon Achinstein
Christopher Cannon
Drew Daniel
Mary Favret
Jared Hickman
Lawrence Jackson
Douglas Mao
Andrew H. Miller
Nadia Nurhussein
Jesse Rosenthal
Mark Thompson

Advisory Editors

Amanda Anderson
Isobel Armstrong
Leo Braudy
James Buzard
Simon During
John Guillory
Langdon Hammer
Elizabeth Hanson
Victoria Kahn
Jonathan Kramnick
Marjorie Levinson
Katharine Maus
Feisal Mohamed
Ankhi Mukherjee
Ato Quayson
David Wallace
Autumn Womack

Associate Editors

Aditya Bahl
Alexander Lewis
Alexandra Lossada

Managing Editor

Sophia Franchi

Abstracting & Indexing Databases

  • Clarivate Analytics
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    • Current Contents
    • Web of Science
  • De Gruyter Saur
    • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
    • IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
    • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur
  • EBSCOhost
    • Academic Search Alumni Edition, 1/1/1990-
    • Academic Search Complete, 1/1/1990-
    • Academic Search Elite, 1/1/1990-
    • Academic Search Premier, 1/1/1990-
    • America: History and Life, 3/1/1987-
    • Art & Architecture Source, 9/1/1954-9/1/1954
    • Biography Index: Past and Present (H.W. Wilson), vol.50, 1983-vol.74, no.1, 2007
    • Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson), Jan.1983-
    • Current Abstracts, 1/1/2000-
    • Historical Abstracts (Online), 1/1/1983-
    • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson), 3/1/1941-6/1/1983
    • Humanities Abstracts (H.W. Wilson), 9/1/1983-
    • Humanities Index (Online), 1983/01-
    • Humanities Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson), 3/1/1941-6/1/1983
    • Humanities International Complete, 1/1/1983-
    • Humanities International Index, 1/1/1983-
    • Humanities Source, 3/1/1941-
    • Humanities Source Ultimate, 3/1/1941-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), 9/1/1983-
    • Poetry & Short Story Reference Center, 1/1/1983-
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
    • Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983 (H.W. Wilson), 1941/03-1973/06
    • TOC Premier (Table of Contents), 1/1/1995-
  • Elsevier BV
    • Scopus, 2001-ongoing
  • Gale
    • Academic ASAP, 03/1987-
    • Book Review Index Plus
    • Gale Academic OneFile, 03/1987-
    • Gale Academic OneFile Select, 03/1987-
    • Gale General OneFile, 03/1987-
    • InfoTrac Custom, 3/1987-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Shakespeare Collection, 3/1987-
  • National Library of Medicine
    • PubMed
  • OCLC
    • ArticleFirst, vol.57, no.1, 1990-vol.78, no.4, 2011
    • Electronic Collections Online, vol.60, no.4, 1993-vol.78, no.4, 2011
    • Humanities Index (Online), 1983/01-
    • Periodical Abstracts, v.56, n.1, 1989-v.77, n.1, 2010
  • Personal Alert (E-mail)
  • ProQuest
    • Art, Design & Architecture Collection, 04/01/1989-
    • Arts & Humanities Database, 04/01/1989-
    • Arts Premium Collection, 4/1/1989-
    • Literary Journals Index Full Text
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Periodicals Index Online
    • Professional ProQuest Central, 04/01/1989-
    • ProQuest 5000, 04/01/1989-
    • ProQuest Central, 04/01/1989-
    • Research Library, 04/01/1989-
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
    • The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

Abstracting & Indexing Sources

  • Abstracts of English Studies   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • Academic Index   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • Children's Literature Abstracts   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • Literary Criticism Register   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • MLA Abstracts of Articles in Scholarly Journals   (Ceased)  (Print)

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Readers include: Scholars and educators in English and American literature, literary history, and theory. Also academic and research library patrons

Print circulation: 290

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