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Submission Guidelines for Genre

Submissions, double-spaced and preferably between 2,500 and 4,000 words, should be sent electronically by Word attachment to the Genre Editor at

All submissions should include a cover letter indicating institutional affiliation, paper title and your full mailing address.

Please do not include your name on the essay itself as it will be reviewed by a blind peer-review panel.

Please include a 200-word abstract to be published along with your paper.

Submissions should follow the format described in the MLA Style Manual, 7th ed., with internal citations and a Works Cited page at the end. Endnotes should be used sparingly, for explanatory purposes only.

    Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics

    1250 Bellflower Blvd., MHB 515

    Long Beach, CA 90840

    (562) 985-4239 (phone)

    (562) 985-4863 (fax)