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Instructions for Authors

Romantic Textualities: Literature and Print Culture, 1780–1840 is only as substantial as the material it attracts: therefore, we welcome any contributions that members of the academic community might wish to make. Articles and reports we would be most interested in publishing include those addressing Romantic literary studies with an especial slant on book history, textual and bibliographical studies, the literary marketplace and the publishing world, and so forth.

Contributors should note that material submitted to the journal should represent original work previously unpublished elsewhere, and must not be submitted elsewhere for publication while under consideration by Romantic Textualities. Material can be submitted in either print (2 copies, single sided) or electronic versions, and should be double spaced; any of the usual electronic formats (e.g. RTF, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, HTML, but not PDF) are acceptable. Authors will be contacted about editorial decisions by the Editor or Associate Editor. The final, revised version of an accepted manuscript must adhere to the MHRA style. Authors are advised to consult both previous issues of the journal for examples and the MHRA style guide, which is available online @ http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Books/StyleGuide/download.shtml.

Articles: All article submissions are subject to the normal process of anonymous peer review; authors are advised to put include their names and contact details on separate cover sheets attached to copies of their manuscripts, and to ensure that the Properties field of their document does not display their names. Papers of 5–8,000 words should be submitted in either print (2 copies) or electronic versions.

Reports: Romantic Textualities also publishes reports on individual/group projects, along with accompanying bibliographic (or similar) material, in order to publicise and disseminate relevant research in the discipline. Reports are generally not subject to peer review, but their suitability for publication will be assessed by the Editors. Reports can take a variety of formats, and the final presentation of material is usually a result of discussions between authors and editors.

Book Reviews: Communications regarding reviews should be addressed to The Reviews Editor (at the same address), Reviews@romtext.org.uk.

Proofs will be sent to authors if the production cycle of the journal allows sufficient time; in the first instance, these will be in the form of electronic PDF files. They should be corrected and returned to the Editor within one week. Only minor alterations to the text will be accepted.

Copyright: All content is available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Readers are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from either the publisher or the author. The journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Original copyright remains with the contributing author and a citation should be made when the article is quoted, used or referred to in another work.

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