“Ruch Literacki” is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly periodical dedicated to the study of literature. Since its foundation in 1926 it has been a highly regarded academic journal in the field of Polish literature. Its list of contents includes discussions, analyses and articles ranging from history of literature through comparative studies to literary theory, as well as book reviews and conference reports. “Ruch Literacki” publishes the work of the best scholars from all Polish research centres and from abroad.
Why subscribe and read
A valuable source of information about major trends in contemporary literary criticism
A broad range of articles highlighting research in all epochs of the history of Polish literature, including comparative studies
Acclaimed authors from Poland and abroad
High quality guaranteed by specialist reviewers
Surveys and reviews of the latest research work in the field of Polish literature (publications and conferences)
Transparent and fair peer review
Professional editing of all articles
Over 85 years history of publishing
High-resolution publishing quality
A recognized journal of contemporary literary criticism
Fast, far and constructive peer review by experts in the field
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Editor-in-Chief Anna Łebkowska, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska
Deputy/ Managing Editor Magdalena Siwiec, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska
Editorial Advisory Board Stanisław Burkot, Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny, Kraków, Polska Maria Delaperrière, INALCO, Paryż, Francja Halina Filipowicz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA David Frick, University of California, Berkeley, USA Julian Maślanka, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Bożena Karwowska, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver , Canada
Editors Andrzej Borowski, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Tadeusz Bujnicki, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Anna Czabanowska-Wróbel, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Stanisław Jaworski, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Roman Mazurkiewicz, Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny, Kraków, Polska Jan Michalik, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Jan Okoń, Akademia Tichnera, Kraków, Polska Eugenia Prokop-Janiec, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Wacław Walecki Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska Franciszek Ziejka Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polska
Language Editors Stanisław Tatko, Kraków, Polska (z up. Oddziału PAN w Krakowie) Magdalena Siwiec, Uniwerystet Jagielloński,Kraków Polska Wacław Walecki, Uniwerystet Jagielloński, Polska Roman Mazurkiewicz, Uniwerystet Pedagogiczny, Kraków, Polska
Technical Editor Stanisław Tatko, Kraków, Polska (z up. Oddziału PAN w Krakowie)
Each text submitted for publication in “Ruch Literacki” is sent by the Editors for peer review. In their assessment the reviewers, outstanding specialists in their field, take into account the work’s overall academic merit, its innovatory character and the new insights it brings into the study of a particular issue, its reliability and integrity, and its compliance with the profile of the journal. The written reviews end with an unequivocal clearance for publication or a rejection. In exceptional cases, the reviewer’s critical commentary is disclosed to the Author whose revised text is then subjected to another round of review and clearance procedures.
Instructions for Authors
Manuscrips should be submitted both in print and digital formats to the Editors (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please provide the Author’s affiliation, correspondence address (as well as email address), and a short summary with key words (that applies to contributions to the Voices section as well) and bibliography. Article's referencing should follow “Ruch Literacki” guidelines. A submission of an article is tantamount to a permission for its publication both in print and digital format.
Papers that have not been commissioned will not be returned to the Authors.
1. RL is a renowned journal of contemporary literary criticism focusing on research in all epochs of the history of Polish literature, as well as comparative studies. The authors are encouraged to submit research articles, analytical essays, interpretations, review articles, and book reviews.
2. RL is published in print and digital format, featuring six volumes per a year.
3. RL welcomes papers in Polish only.
4. Articles submitted to RL are reviewed by outstanding specialists in their field who take into account the work’s overall academic merit, assess its innovatory character and the new insights it brings into the study of a particular issue, with a particular ephasis on its reliability, integrity, and compliance with the journal's profile.