Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics (ISSN 2069-9271; ISSN-L electronic 2247-9163; DOI: 10.51865/JLSL)  is an annual peer-reviewed international journal which ranges across critical theory, literary studies and criticism, cultural studies as well as general and applied linguistics. The journal is owned and sponsored by Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiești. It publishes articles, review articles and reviews in English, both by established scholars and young researchers, which explore a broad range of current issues in theory, criticism and linguistics in relation to literature, culture and language. 

Impact of the Journal


Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics has been acknowledged as a leading academic journal by Romania’s National Council for Research (CNCS, A category) since 2020 onwards. It is currently included in the following databases:


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