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About JELL


The Journal of English Language and Literature (JELL) promotes the study and teaching of English languages and literatures through its publications. The JELL provides opportunities for members to share their scholarly writings and teaching experiences with colleagues, to discuss current trends in the fields of their specialty, and to advocate humanities education and workplace ethics. The journal aims to advance the many areas of the English language and literature in which its members currently work, including literatures in English, English language studies, cultural studies, critical theory, film studies, comparative literature, world literature, translation studies, and pedagogy. The scope of JELL spans from scholarly inquiry in all the periods from Old and Medival to the present periods, diverse geographic sites in English-speaking world, various genres including poetry, prose, drama, literary criticism and theory.

Founded in 1955, ELLAK published the first issue of The Journal of English Language and Literature (JELL) in July 1955, and 236 consecutive issues have appeared as of 2016. The Journal, published as a quarterly, has an annual volume of around 1,200 pages, and journal circulation stands at 2,000 copies per issue. The JELL has received the national fund from the Ministry of Education and the National Research Foundation as the only Outstanding Journal in the field of the Humanities in Korea. The Journal is registered in the Modern Languages Association (MLA) International Bibliography as JELL. All issues published have also been issued in CD format.

Youngmin Kim, Dongguk U, ROK
Rita Felski, U of Virginia, USA, Editor, New Literary History
W.J.T. Mitchell, U of Chicago, USA, Editor, Critical Inquiry
Zhenzhao Nie, Central China Normal U, China, Editor, Foreign Literature Studies



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