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About the Journal

American Literature has been regarded since its inception as the preeminent periodical in its field. Each issue contains articles covering the works of several American authors—from colonial to contemporary—as well as an extensive book review section; a “Brief Mention” section offering citations of new editions and reprints, collections, anthologies, and other professional books; and an “Announcements” section that keeps readers up-to-date on prizes, competitions, conferences, grants, and publishing opportunities.

Electronic access to current and back volumes of American Literature is available through a combination of read.dukeupress.edu and JSTOR.


Abstractors and Indexers

Indexed/abstracted in the following: Academic ASAP, Academic OneFile, Academic Search Alumni Edition, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, America: History and Life, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Review Digest Plus, Current Contents—Arts and Humanities, ERIH PLUS, Expanded Academic ASAP, Gender Studies Database, General OneFile, General Reference Center Gold, Historical Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907–1984, Humanities Full Text, Humanities Index Retrospective: 19071984, Humanities International Complete, Humanities International Index, Humanities Source, IBZ Online, Literary Reference Center, Literature Online, Magazines for Libraries, MasterFILE Complete, MasterFILE Elite, MasterFILE Premier, MLA International Bibliography, OmniFile Full Text Mega, ProQuest Discovery, ProQuest Research Library, Scopus, Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 19071983, SocINDEX.

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