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Journal of English Philology

Edited by: Lucia Kornexl, Ursula Lenker, Martin Middeke, Gabriele Rippl, and Daniel Thomas Stein

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  • Leading international journal in the fields of English Language and Literature
  • Extensive and prestigious archive dating back to 1878
  • High-quality and original research and review articles


Anglia. Journal of English Philology is the longest running journal of English studies. As a quarterly academic journal, Anglia publishes articles on English language and linguistics, on English literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, on American literature and culture, on New literatures in English, as well as on general and comparative literary studies, including aspects of cultural and literary theory. Reviews on recent publications in the research areas mentioned are included in all volumes.


  • English and American literature and culture
  • New literatures in English
  • General and comparative literature studies
  • Cultural and literal theory
  • Medieval literature
  • English linguistics

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Anglia. Journal of English Philology / Zeitschrift für englische Philologie was founded in 1878 by Moritz Trautmann and Richard P. Wülker, and is thus the oldest journal of English Studies worldwide.

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Volume 138 (2020): Issue 4 (Nov 2020)

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Submission process

Please note

  • Manuscripts are submitted in English and must comply with the guidelines of the Anglia Style Sheet
  • Review copies from all areas of English philology can be offered / sent directly to the editors. Current responsibilities: English and Postcolonial Literature (Prof. Middeke, University of Augsburg), North American Literature (Prof. Stein, University of Siegen), Linguistics and Medieval Literature (Prof. Kornexl, University of Rostock)
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access. De Gruyter is fully compliant with the Wellcome Trust, Research Councils UK and other funders’ mandates.
  • According to our Repository Policy authors may distribute 30 PDF copies of their published article to colleagues. It allows self-archiving and archiving in an institutional repository (on a non-profit server) after an embargo period of 12 months after publication. Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract.
  • For general questions please consult FAQ for Authors.

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Editorial Board:

Prof. Dr. Lucia Kornexl
University of Rostock, Germany
E-mail: lucia.kornexl[at]uni-rostock.de

Prof. Dr. Ursula Lenker
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
E-mail: Ursula.Lenker[at]lmu.de

Prof. Dr. Martin Middeke
University of Augsburg, Germany
E-mail: martin.middeke[at]philhist.uni-augsburg.de

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
University of Bern, Switzerland
E-mail: gabriele.rippl[at]ens.unibe.ch

Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Daniel Stein
University of Siegen
E-Mail: stein@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Editorial Advisory Boards:

Advisory Board (English Linguistics and Medieval English Literature and Culture)
Prof. Dr. Laurel Brinton
; University of British Columbia; Canada
Dr. Philip Durkin; Oxford English Dictionary; United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Olga Fischer; University of Amsterdam; The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Susan Irvine; University College London; United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Andrew James Johnston; Freie Universität Berlin; Germany
Prof. Dr. Christopher A. Jones; Ohio State University; United States
Prof. Dr. Terttu Nevalainen; University of Helsinki; Finland

Advisory Board (English and American Literature)
Prof. Dr. Derek Attridge
; University of York; United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen; Universität Zürich; Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Ursula K. Heise; UCLA; United States
Prof. Dr. Verena Lobsien; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Germany
Prof. Dr. Laura Marcus; University of Oxford; United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. J. Hillis Miller; University of California; United States
Prof. Dr. Martin Puchner; Harvard University; United States

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