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The Journal welcomes submissions in the form of articles up to 10,000 words.  The editors are sympathetic to a broad range of critical and theoretical approaches.

In order to expedite the publishing of the Journal, please read the following instructions carefully regarding the submission of manuscripts for publication in the Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies.

Form of Manuscript

Papers for publication MUST BE emailed as Word attachments with files saved as RTF or text only.  Documents must be justified, plain run on text.  Formatting and use of tabulation are to be avoided except for an indent of 10 at the start of each paragraph and the use of italics in the case of a foreign word or title of book/poem.  A hard copy showing suggested formatting and including references must also be supplied.

Quotations of more than thirty words should be separated from the main text block and indicated by single quotation marks at the beginning and the end.  Quotations within quotations should be indicated by double quotation marks.  All punctuation (commas, semi-colons, full-stops etc.) should be placed before the closing quotation mark.  Where parts of the original quotation are omitted, this should be indicated by [...]

in the text should be indicated by superscript numbers cited in order throughout the article and should be presented as Footnotes in the following format:

P. Lloyd, Perspectives and Identities: The Elizabethan Writer's Search to Know his World (London:  The Rubicon Press, 1989).

H. Gatti, Giordano Bruno and Renaissance Science (Ithaca, N.Y. and London:  Cornell U.P., 1999), p.33.

H. Gatti, The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge: Giordano Bruno in England (London and New York: Routledge, 1989), p.67.

Ibid., p.22.

Subsequent references would be indicated as:

Gatti, p.35.

Where two or more works by the same author are quoted, having given the initial full reference, these would then be indicated by giving a half-title as follows:

Gatti, G. B. and Renaissance Science, p.54.

Gatti, The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge, p.21.

When citing articles in journals, these should be presented as follows:

G. B.Parks, 'The First Italianate Englishmen', Studies in the Renaissance, 8 (1961), pp.197-216.

In the case of an edited volume, this should be presented as follows:

F. L. Jones, (ed.) The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley 2 vols. (Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1964), II, p.219.


A. Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho B. Dobrée (ed.) (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 1966 repr. 1986), p.227.

Copious footnoting should be avoided.

Once articles have been submitted for publication, extensive changes WILL NOT be possible.  

First Proofs and Final Proofs
will be sent back to the author for correction either as hard copy or as a PDF file which can then be printed out.  In order to keep to the publication schedule, proofs should be returned as soon as possible.

Submission deadline:

Symposium on Anglo-Italian Studies
The 9th International Symposium on Anglo-Italian Studies titled Britain and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations was held on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September 2016. 
Last Updated: 21 October 2011

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