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The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies

Available through JSTOR from January 2012.

YWMLS is the single most comprehensive evaluative survey of scholarship on European and Latin American languages and literatures. Taken together, the annual volumes offer an incomparable record of scholarly and critical trends as well as of the fluctuations of academic reputations of literary works and authors.

James L. Harner, Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies, 3rd edn (New York: Modern Language Assn of America, 1998), p. 540.

 

About

The Year's Work is an annual critical bibliography of work done in Romance and Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic studies.

 

Latest Volume

New

 

 

 

 

Volume 74, reporting works published in 2012, is now online here. Despatch of the printed version (ISSN 0084-4152) begins 14 March 2014.

 

Volume 73 reporting works published in 2011, was despatched 19 April 2013.

 

Format

All contributions are in English, and each section of the annual volumes is edited by a noted scholar in the field, under the overall supervision of the General Editor.

 

Scope

The following languages and literatures are covered:

Editors

The Year's Work is collaboratively edited under the direction of the General Editor, Dr Stephen Parkinson, and the Assistant Editor, Dr Susan Wharton. The volume is divided into broad linguistic sections, each with a section editor: contact addresses can be found below. Each section is compiled by a number of contributors, each working on a given chronological range or thematic area. Some sections appear every year, while others alternate or appear infrequently. Each year there are a number of vacancies as past contributors step down, and the Editors are always pleased to be approached by those expressing an interest in contributing. Our present vacancies are:

 

The section editors can be contacted at the following addresses:



French and Occitan
Professor Paul A. Scott
Department of French & Italian,
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard, 2103 Wescoe,
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590,
USA
pascott@ku.edu

 

Romance Linguistics, Hispanic and Latin American
Dr Stephen Parkinson
47 Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JF
Tel: (01865) 270495
stephen.parkinson@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk


Celtic
Dr Owen Thomas
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3UX
owt3@aber.ac.uk



Germanic
Prof Dr Graeme Dunphy
Professor of Translation
University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften
Würzburg-Schweinfurt
Münzstraße 12
97070 Würzburg
Germany
g@dunphy.de

 

Slavonic
Professor David Gillespie
Dept. of European Studies
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY
d.c.gillespie@bath.ac.uk

 

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Notes for Contributors to Vol. 73 (survey year 2011)

 

PDF General and journal abbreviations as printed in
Vol. 71 and likely to continue in use

 

PDF Acta and Festschiften abbreviations as printed in
Vol. 71, for reference only: not normally to be
used in Vol. 72

 

List of YWMLS Contributors

 

Consolidated index to the printed volumes 66-71
(survey years 2004-09)

 

Consolidated abbreviations list from the printed volumes 66-71


General Editor's web page: changes to the abbreviations
for Vol. 72, updated as work proceeds


Contact the General Editor