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Journal of Romance Studies

Interdisciplinary Research in French, Hispanic, Italian and Portuguese Cultures

Information for Authors

Download the JRS Style Guide (PDF) here.

Authors should submit articles as word attachments by e-mail, formatted as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format files, along with complete contact information to General Editors Catherine Davies at and Dominic Glynn at Electronic submissions are preferred, but mailed contributions will be reviewed.

Please also supply an abstract for your article (100 to 150 words) together with a number of keywords for online use. You should at the same time submit a brief biographical note for the List of Contributors. You should also send a note of your contact details (including e-mail and mailing address) up to the planned date of publication. This is essential to ensure that we can get proofs to you for quick checking. If your plans change significantly and you are likely to be away, please inform the editors as soon as possible. On acceptance of your article, you will be sent an Assignment of Copyright form to sign and return. Proofs should be corrected and returned within one week of receipt. Major alterations to the text cannot be accepted at proof stage.

Please download the JRS Style Guide for referencing guidelines and further requirements for article submission.

For submission requirements of artwork (illustrations, maps, tables, and figures), please refer to the Berghahn Books Artwork Submission Guidelines.

Ethics Statement

Authors published in Journal of Romance Studies (JRS) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While every effort is made by the publishers and the editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete JRS Ethics Statement.

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