Aims & Scope


Advances in Literary Study (ALS) is an open access journal. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in all areas of Literary Study.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:


  • · Aesthetics of Literature and Art
  • · African Literature
  • · American Literature
  • · Blog Literature
  • · Canadian Literature
  • · Caribbean Literature
  • · Chinese Literature
  • · Communication Skills
  • · Comparative Literature
  • · Difference between Web and Traditional Literature
  • · Eastern European Literature
  • · English Language Teaching
  • · English Literature
  • · Film and Literature
  • · French Literature
  • · German Literature
  • · Greek and Roman Literature
  • · Irish Literature
  • · Italian Literature
  • · Jewish Literature
  • · Latin American Literature
  • · Literary Criticism
  • · Literary Theory
  • · Literature and Gender Studies
  • · Mythology
  • · Network Works Research
  • · Nordic Literature
  • · Oceania Literature
  • · Oriental Literature
  • · Philosophy
  • · Photography and Literature
  • · Russian Literature
  • · Science Fiction Literature
  • · South Asian Literature
  • · Spanish Literature
  • · Theatre
  • · Theories and Rhetoric of Web Literature
  • · Third World Literature
  • · Web Culture and Literature
  • · World History of Literature

  • We are also interested in:

    1) Short reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present an idea with theoretical background, but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or an author presents preliminary data;

    2) Short communications—2-5 page papers;

    3) Technical notes—2-5 page papers;

    4) Letters to the Editor;

    5) Reviews (the number of pages is not restricted), Book reviews—Comments and critiques;

    6) Advertisement.