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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.
The Year's Work is an annual critical bibliography of work done in Romance and Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic studies.
Volume 73, reporting works published in 2011, is now online here. Despatch of the printed version (ISSN 0084-4152) begins 19 April 2013.
Volume 72, reporting works published in 2010, was despatched 26 March 2012.
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.
The following languages and literatures are covered:
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,
Romance Linguistics, Hispanic and Latin American
Dr Stephen Parkinson
47 Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JF
Tel: (01865) 270495
Dr Owen Thomas
Academi Hywel Teifi
Keir Hardie Building
Dr Graeme Dunphy
Professor David Gillespie
Dept. of European Studies
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY