Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics (ISSN 2069-9271; (online) ISSN 2247 – 9163) is an annual peer-reviewed international journal which ranges across critical theory, literary studies and criticism, cultural studies as well as general and applied and linguistics. It publishes essays 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.

Please Note:

Starting with vol. V in 2015, Word and Text changed from a biannual to an annual themed publication, scheduled to appear in December.


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, category B) from 2011 onwards. It is currently included in the following databases:



EBSCO (Academic Search Complete)

Index Copernicus

Scipio.Scientific Publishing and Information online


Ulrich Periodicals Directory

MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography - link


ERIH Plus 

Clarivate Analytics, Emerging Sources Citation Index – Journal List - link



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