The author’s name, institutional affiliation, and email address should be given on the title page of the manuscript. Manuscripts should be double-spaced on A4 sized paper with margins of 1.25” on both the right and left sides of the page and 1” on the top and bottom. All quotations in the main text should consistently be in double quotation marks. Italicize titles of books, films, long poems, poetry books, novels, dramas, newspapers, documentaries, movies, and journals. Put into inverted commas titles of essays, book chapters, poems, short stories, and articles. References should be parenthetical, and manuscripts should include a list of works cited and brief footnotes (each 100 words max.). Footnotes should be consecutively numbered in Arabic numerals (i.e. 1, 2, 3, etc.).
Contributors should also include a brief abstract of content between 150 and 250 words for each critical article. This should be followed by 4 to 7 keywords (preferably phrases or a combination of words and phrases; single-word keywords are not encouraged.)
References: “Works Cited” will list full bibliographical references. The Journal asks contributors to observe the Modern Language Association Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA) convention. Full details can be found at http://www.mla.org/.
Following are some examples:
Book by a Single Author: Kaku, Michio. Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes. New York: Oxford UP, 1994.
An Anthology or a Compilation: Johnson, Fred J., ed. An Anthology of Neo-Latin Poetry. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998.
Two or More Books by the Same Author: Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1957.
---, ed. Design for Learning: Reports Submitted to the Joint Committee of the Toronto Board of Education and the University of Toronto. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1962.
A Book by Two or More Authors: Jakobson, Roman and Linda R. Waugh. The Sound Shape of Language. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1979.
An Anonymous Book: Encyclopaedia of Victorian. New York: Somerset, 1996.
An Article in a Scholarly Journal: Scotto, Peter. “Censorship, Reading, and Interpretation: A Case Study from the Soviet Union.” PMLA 109 (1994): 61-70.
Weiringa, Saskia. “The Birth of the New Order State in Indonesia: Sexual Politics and Nationalism.” Journal of Women’s History 15.1 (Spring 2003): 70-91.
Material from Electronic Journals: Smyth, David. “Suchart Sawatsi: Thailand’s First Man of Letters.” Asiatic 1.1 (2007). Online address. Internet. Date accessed.
An Article in a Newspaper: Fredrick, Barnaby J. “For Job Seekers, a Toll-Free Gift of Expert Advice.” New York Times 30 Dec. 1993: 16.