Instructions for Authors

1 – Format: Please send us your contribution in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx.) For all othersoftware, please save in .rtf format before sending it.
 
2 – Languages: Articles are published in French, English, German and Spanish.
 
3- Lenght: Between 30.000 et 60.000 characters, spaces and notes included.
 
4 – Body of text: Times New Roman, font size 12 (10 for quotations of 4 lines or more). Linespacing : 1.5. Separate parapgraphs with an empty line (2 carriage returns.) No tabs, noindents: pragraphs start at the left margin.
 
5 – Quotations of 4 lines or more: Font size 10, single line spacing. A single empty line (2carriage returns) before and after the quotation. Left indent of one (1) cm for the entirelong quotation. This is the only permitted formatting or styling command and it ismandatory. Do not use quotation marks for these long quotations, unless they are present inthe quotation itself.
 
6 – Punctuation: Please respect the punctation rules of the article’s language, such as spaceor no space before certain ponctuation marks. In the body of the text the endnote number isplaced in upper script before any punctuation mark, regardless of the language used. Pleaseuse continuous Arabic numbers.
 
7 – Endnotes: Single spaced. Continuous numbering in arabic numbers. No tabs, no indents., i.e. aligned with the left margin.
 
8 – Page layout: One empty line (2 carriage returns) and one only between paragraphs andbefore and after long quotations. Start new paragraphs at the left margin. Indent 1 cm longquotations (mandatory.)
 
9 – Style: Do not use any style or formatting commands, such as center, indent or justify,exept for the mandatory 1cm indent of long quotations. In particular, do not formatparagraphs and long quotations with spaces before and after. Use  empty lines (2 carriagereturns) as indicated above..
 
10 – No pagination. Please do not use headings or footers.
 
11 – Titles and subtitles: One empty line (2 carriage returns) before titles and subtitles. No empty line after, i.e. start the new paragraph in the following line after the titlle or subtitle. Titles and subtitles should be placed at the left margin (no indents, no tabs) in the following format:
I. Bold, no indentation, single space.
1. Bold Italics, no indentation, single space.
 
12 – Special cases: For centuries, use, for example, XVIIIth century.
 
13 – Author’s biography: Each contributor should include a short biography at the end of the article, stating her/his title or status, institution, ongoing research and recent publications (maximum 10 lines).
 
14 – Keywords: Please add at the beginning of your contribution a list keywords (mandatory).
 
15 – Abstract: Please add at the beginning of your contribution an abstract (mandatory).
 
16 – Images and illustrations are welcome. Please make sure they are free of rights. Do not integrate images in the text. Please send them separately as .jpg files and indicate where you would like them to be placed in the text.
 
17 – Citations:
a.  Do not use  op. cit  or ibid.
b.  If the reference is clear in the body of the text, put in parenthesis only a page number.  You may add, only if necessary, an author’s name before the page number. If the list of work cited (see below) contains more than one item by the same author, please add a keyword from the title of the item cited. In sum, put in parenthesis only what is necessary to identify the item in the Works Cited.
Examples :
– If the Works Cited contains only one item by Pierssens:
« According to Pierssens (156)… » 
 
– If the author’s name is not mentioned in the body of the text:
« We are now familiar with the concepts of epistemocriticism (Pierssens, 203)… »
 
– If the the Works Cited contains more than one item by Pierssens:
« As Pierssens has shown (Savoir, 316)… »
 
– If neither the author nor the item cited are in the body of the text and Works Cited contains more than one item by the author:
«  We are now familiar with the concepts of epistemocriticism (Pierssens, Savoirs, 203)… »
 
18 – Works Cited: Please add at the end of your contribution a list of works cited(mandatory), in alphabetical order of the last name. One empty line between each entry, no indentation, no tabs. Entries should be  the following format:
 
– Book:
Last name of author, first name of author, Title, Place of publication, Publisher, Year, page(s) [just one “p.” before page numbers]
Example: Dumas, G., La fin de la République de Venise. Aspects et reflets littéraires, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1964, p. 12-13.
 
– Article in journal:
Llast name of author, first name of author, « Title of article », Title of journal or book, Place of publication, Publisher, (collection, vol. n°), Year, page(s).
Example: Jonard, N., « L’Italie et le mythe solaire de la Révolution », Revue des Études Italiennes, n°1-4, 2, p. 139-153.
 
– Article in book:
Last name of author, first name of author, « Title of article », in First and last name of author, Title of book, Place of publication, Publisher, Year, (collection n°), page(s).
Example: Heuzé, Ph., « Une page de Robespierre. Étude d’un morceau d’éloquence révolutionnaire » in R. Chevalier (dir.), La révolution française et l’Antiquité, Tours, centre de Recherches A. Piganiol, 1991, (Caesarodunum, tome XXV bis), p. 117-26.
 
– Internet references :
Last name of author, first name of author, « Title of article », Title of journal or webpage, (vol. n°), Year, Online : [full url] (consulted + date)
Example: Pelletier J., « Les émotions sont-elles sensibles au contraste entre le réel et l’imaginaire ? », Épistémocritique, vol. 11, 2013. Online : [http://www.epistemocritique.org/?p=298] (consulted March 19, 2015)
 
 
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