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2008-0360 :pISSN

2538-2179 :eISSN

Literary Criticism

  • Editor-in-Chief: Mahmoud Fotouhi Rudmajani
  • Manager-in-Charge: Ebrahim khodayar
  • Publisher: Tarbiat Modares University
  • Journal Type: Scientific
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • Access Policy: Open
  • Publication Format: Electronic
Literary Criticism is one of the TMU Press journals that is published by the responsibility of its Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board in the determined scopes.
The literary criticism from spring 2008 was intended to provide a space for the presentation of new approaches in literary criticism. The main goal of the Quarterly is to focus on supporting critical thoughts and publishing literary studies with critical approaches. Therefore, emphasis is placed on publishing priority articles in order to develop critical thoughts in both areas of literary theory and practical critique; to provide theoretical knowledge and theoretical reflection in literary studies in Persian; a way to apply theories and methods of critique in Open patriotic literature; lead readers to recognize the theorizing capabilities of the patriotic literature and link the world of literary critique and Persian literature.
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Literary Criticism. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
Governing body
Literary Criticism is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
Editorial team
Literary Criticism is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Literary Criticism.
Literary Criticism follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of Literary Criticism is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Literary Criticism are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Literary Criticism follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
Literary Criticism is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
Conflicts of interests
All Literary Criticism Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Literary Criticism will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Literary Criticism is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Literary Criticism accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Literary Criticism is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Literary Criticism exclusive website. Also Literary Criticism is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.


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Khodayar Ebrahim; Associate Professor of Persian in Central Asia
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran.
Email: hesam_kh1@yahoo.com
Tel: +98-2182884128
Fotoohi Rudmajani, Mahmood; Professor of Rhetoric and Stylistics, Indo-Persian poetry
Affiliation: Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
Email: fotoohirud@gmail.com
Tel: +989155018128
Editorial Board

Pournamdarian, Taghi; Professor of Persian Language and Literature
Affiliation: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran, Iran
Email: pournamdariyan@yahoo.com
Shamisa, Sirous; Professor of -
Affiliation: Allame Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
Email: shamisa@yahoo.com
Tel: -
Hamidian, Saeid; Professor of Persian Language and Literature
Affiliation: Allame Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
Email: lcquarterly00@gmail.com
Tel:  +98 (21) 88630230
Emami, Nasrollah; Professor of Persian Language and Literature
Affiliation:  Shahid Chamran University, Tehran, Iran
Email: nasemami@yahoo.com
Tel: -
Hasanli,  Kavous; Associate Professor of -
Affiliation: Shiraz University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hasanili@yahoo.com
Tel: -
Hoseini, Maryam; Professor of Feminist critique and women's literature 
Affiliation: Al Zahra University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hossaini@yahoo.com
Tel: -
Nikouei, Alireza; Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature
Affiliation: Guilan University, Guilan, Iran
Email: alireza_nikouei@yahoo.com
Tel: +98 (21) 82884128
Zolfaghari, Hasan; Associate professor of Persian language and literature
Affiliation:Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: zolfagari_hasan@yahoo.com
Tel: -

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