Reviews of Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

We give you the scuttlebutt on academic journals—aiding you in selecting the right journal for publication—in reviews that are sometimes snarky, sometimes lengthy, always helpful. Written by Princeton University graduate students and Wendy Laura Belcher.

Category Archives: Literary Theory Journals

SubStance

For those interested in publishing articles that deal with recent and emerging critical theories, particularly those that are material or object oriented and have a … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Eighteenth-Century Fiction

For those interested in publishing articles that discuss, in its broadest sense, prose “fiction” (covering genres far beyond the novel, including theater, broadsides and satirical … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

Comparative Literature Studies

For those interested in publishing articles of a comparative nature on literary history, the history of ideas, critical theory, studies between authors, and literary relations … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation

For those interested in publishing articles on literature of the eighteenth century, mainly British (but articles can have New World or colonial connections), often with … Continue reading

March 8, 2017

boundary 2: an international journal of literature and culture

Ironically, this journal dedicated to analyzing “the tyrannies of thought” doesn’t accept unsolicited submissions. So, for those who know the editorial board and have something … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism

For those with articles that freewheel through philosophy and history, particularly the uses that we can make of generally accepted precepts in each of those … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Representations

For those with articles that engage with cultural studies, reading practices, and debates about interpretation (especially if you have something to say about surface reading … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory

For those with articles that put multiple texts or authors in conversation with each other or addressing non-canonical texts using cultural studies perspectives.       … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Critical Inquiry

For those with a presentist article that puts theories in conversation and has a catchy and/or scandalous title (e.g., Ardent Masturbation, Big Criticism). 2015 review: It is best … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Oxford Literary Review

For those interested in publishing articles on Derrida and deconstruction. Don’t submit your work here if you are writing about anything else.

June 14, 2015

Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies

For those interested in publishing articles on the problematic of difference in literary, social, political, and social texts from a combined Continental philosophy and American … Continue reading

June 12, 2015
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