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Forum for Modern Language Studies: The Journal of Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Present


Forum for Modern Language Studies publishes articles on all aspects of literature, linguistics and culture, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The journal aims to reflect the essential pluralism of research in modern languages and to provide a forum for worldwide scholarly discussion. It invites articles in the following subject areas: Arabic, Comparative Literature, English, French, German, Italian, Linguistics, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Submissions dealing with visual art, film and the performing arts are very welcome; each annual volume comprises four issues, two of which are normally special issues addressing topical themes and debates across the journal’s portfolio of languages, literatures and cultures.

Special Issues


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The FORUM Prize


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Abstracting and Indexing Services

Forum for Modern Language Studies is covered by the following abstracting/indexing services:

ABELL: Annual Bibliography, English Language & Literature
ABES (Annotated Bib. For English Studies)
Abstracts of English Studies
Arts and Humanities Citation Index®
Current Contents® /Arts & Humanities
MLA International Bibliography
Linguistics Abstracts
Literature Online (LION)
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
PROQUEST DATABASE : Arts & Humanities Full Text
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000 International
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Central
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest International Academic Research Library
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Research Library
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The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: No. SC013532.