Current Issue

Volume: 3 Issue: 2, 10/31/23

Year: 2023

IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies (online ISSN: 2757-9549), published by The English Language and Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA), is an electronically published, international, double-anonymous peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal for English literary studies.

Being a non-profit and non-governmental organization acting as the only professional platform of scholars in the fields of English studies in Turkey, the IDEA works for the enhancement of critical, literary, and cultural studies in English. Through IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, IDEA is and will be happy to contribute to high-quality scholarly studies which address the canonical and contemporary issues in literatures and media produced in English.

In line with its aims, IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies focuses on studies that

  • help scholars bring out their professional views on literatures in English,
  • serve a bridge between theory and practice by contributing directly to literary and cultural studies produced in English,
  • provide a new platform for British cultural studies,
  • evaluate the literatures in English in comparison with the Turkish literature within their own contexts,
  • publish significant scholarly and critical interventions, from several viewpoints, and thereby to influence the agenda in the above-mentioned fields.

Publication language of IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies is English. Papers should be between 4000-6000 words. Manuscripts must be submitted in English, including abstracts written both in English and Turkish. (Turkish abstracts of accepted articles by non-Turkish authors will be provided by the journal team.) The submitted manuscript should comply with the grammar rules and related scholarly literature.

Please use the journal template for your submission.

Manuscripts should be prepared as follows:

  • single-spaced written with a 2,5 cm margin on all sides of an Executive page layout,
  • 10-font size, CAMBRIA font,
  • 1,25 space between the lines,
  • 6 pt spacing after each main paragraph,
  • (alignment) justified paragraphs,
  • Referencing according to MLA 9 guidelines.
Please fill in and send the Copyright Transfer Form during your submission.


Please fill in and send the Ethics Board Waiver Form during your submission.

Publication Policy

IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies (online ISSN: 2757-9549), published by The English Language and Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA), is an electronically published, international, double-anonymous peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal for English literary studies. The consecutive issues of each volume are published in April and October every year.

It is necessary that papers submitted to the journal have not been previously published, nor are they under consideration and evaluation for publication in other journals.

For the sake of diversity, an author cannot publish her/his articles in consecutive issues (this principle is valid after the second issue of IDEAS). To preserve the quality of scholarly publishing, the Editorial Board of IDEAS has decided to accept submissions from authors who either have their PhD degrees or are at least enrolled in a PhD programme currently. 

Publication Ethics

The publication process at IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies is the basis of the improvement and dissemination of information objectively and respectfully. Therefore, the procedures in this process improves the quality of the studies. Double-anonymous peer-reviewed studies are the ones that support and materialize the scientific method. At this point, it is of utmost importance that all parties included in the publication process (authors, readers and researchers, publisher, reviewers and editors) comply with the standards of ethical considerations. IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies expects all parties to hold the ethical responsibilities written in light of the guides and policies made by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Open Access Policy

IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies adopts open access policy. Open access to information benefits humanity as it improves the global value of information. IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies also supports the Budapest Open Access Initiative that was signed on September 12, 2012. Thus, the open-access policies adopted by the editorial board of IDEAS can be found at http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/boai-10-recommendations.

All articles published in IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies are licensed with "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License". This license entitles all parties to copy, share and redistribute all the articles, data sets, figures and supplementary files published in this journal in data mining, search engines, web sites, blogs and other digital platforms under the condition of providing references. Open access is an approach that eases the interdisciplinary communication and encourages cooperation among different disciplines. IDEAS, therefore, contributes to its own field by providing more access to its articles.


Please fill in and send the Ethics Board Waiver Form during your submission.


The English Language and Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA), publisher of IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, guarantees that it will not ask for any publication fees from any author, library or reader to access the electronic articles.

IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies is published by The English Language and Literature Research Association of Türkiye (IDEA).