• Journal for Literary Studies

The Journal of Literary Studies publishes and globally disseminates original and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. The journal is an independent quarterly publication owned and published by the Literature Association of South Africa (LASA) in partnership with Unisa Press and Taylor & Francis.

The aim of the journal is to publish articles and full-length review essays informed by Literary Theory in the General Literary Theory subject area. The content of the journal consists of research articles and review essays of 5,000 to 8,000 words. Short reviews are not published. The target audience of the journal is scholars in the field of Literary and Cultural Studies. The main language medium is English but essays written in Afrikaans are also published.

The journal is indexed in the following: Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) of Web of Science, Index to South African Periodicals, British Humanities Index, Humanities International Index, Scopus and MLA International Bibliography.

For full issues of the journal, as well as submission guidelines and instructions for authors, please visit the journal’s website with Taylor & Francis.

Editor

Prof. Richard Alan Northover, University of South Africa (Unisa), South Africa

Associate Editors

Dr Reinhardt Fourie, University of South Africa (Unisa), South Africa
Prof. Andries W. Oliphant, University of South Africa (Unisa), South Africa
Prof. Hein Viljoen, North-West University, South Africa
Prof. Ina Wolfaardt-Gräbe, North-West University, South Africa

Editorial Board

Prof. Yaw Asante, Mount Royal University, Canada
Prof. Imraan Coovadia, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Minesh Dass, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Prof. Ortwijn de Graef, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium
Prof. Tawana Kupe, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Prof. Desiree Lewis, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Prof. Thomas Jay Lynn, Penn State Berks, United States of America
Prof. Michael Marais, Rhodes University, South Africa
Prof. Sikhumbuzo Mngadi, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Prof. Robert Muponde, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Prof. Sam Naidu, Rhodes University, South Africa
Dr Gibson Ncube, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Dr Naomi Nkealah, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Prof. James Ogude, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr Jane Poyner, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Prof. Corinne Sandwith, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Prof. Heléne Strauss, University of the Free State, South Africa
Prof. Yves T’Sjoen, Ghent University, Belgium
Prof. Shaun Viljoen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Prof. Andries Visagie, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Prof. Merle Williams, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Prof. Dan Wylie, Rhodes University, South Africa
Prof. Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Prof. Helen Atawuve Yitah, University of Ghana, Ghana
Prof. Sandra Young, University of Cape Town, South Africa