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Assonance: A Journal of Russian & Comparative Literary Studies

[ISSN 2394-7853]

Assonance is an ISSN multilingual refereed blind peer reviewed annual publication of the Department of Russian & Comparative Literature, University of Calicut. Assonance, as a rule, publishes only original and unpublished research articles in Russian, English, Hindi and Malayalam languages in the areas of Russian Language, Russian Literature, Russian Culture, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies and Culture Studies et al. All contributions to the journal to be submitted in M.S.Word format to the Editor, Assonance, Department of Russian & Comparative Literature, University of Calicut, Kerala – 673635, India by 31st July of every year through the email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Editor :

Dr. Nagendra Shreeniwas, Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Russian & Comparative Literature, University of Calicut, Malappuram, Kerala – 673635, India, Tele: +91 494 2407390

Board of Referees:

Prof. Amar Basu (Retd.), JNU, New Delhi

Dr. K. Govindan Nair, Retired Professor, University of Kerala

Dr. Ranjana Benergee, Professor, JNU, New Delhi

Dr. Arunim Bandyopadhyay, Associate Professor, JNU, New Delhi

Dr. K.M. Sherrif, Associate Professor, University of Calicut

Dr. K.M. Anil, Assistant Professor, University of Calicut

Dr. S.S. Rajput, Associate Professor, EFLU, Hyderabad

Dr. Salil Varma Raja, Associate Professor, St. Joseph College, Devagiri, Calicut

Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Assistant Professor, EFLU, Hyderabad

Dr. D. Rejikumar, Assistant Professor, M.E.S. College, Nedumkandam, Idukki

Smt. Sreekumari S., Retired Associate Professor, University of Calicut

Frequency: Annual

Shcedule of publication:

Receipt of articles: on or before 31st July

Intimation of acceptance: on or before 30th November

Publication & release of the journal: on or before 10th January

Publication Policy:

Articles for each issue are received till 31st July. Once received, all the articles are checked for similarity index with the help of online tools like Urkund. Articles having more than twenty percent of similarity index are invariably rejected. Articles having less than twenty percent of similarity index are forwarded to one of the referees for blind review. Only those articles which are recommended by the referees are accepted for publication. The journal does not charge any submission fee/ publication fee from the contributors.

Gudelines for submission of artciles:

  1. Title of the text : Times New Roman, Bold face, Heading 14 size font, Central alignment, single spacing. For articles in non-english languages, title to be provided in English as well.

  2. Author’s info : Soon after the title (Times New Roman, Normal 10 size font, central alignment). For articles in non-english languages, author info to be provided in English as well.

  3. Abstract & Keywords : Abstract (in about 150 words) of the article and keywords to be provided at the beginning of the text (after Title and author’s info) in italics. For articles in non-English languages, abstract and keywords to be provided in English as well.

  4. The text : Times New Roman, Normal 12 size font, justified alignment, single spacing, with 6 point space between paragraphs. Words, phrases, citations from other languages (than English and Russian) to be transcribed/ translated into English/ Russian. Text size not to be less than 1500 words, and more than 5000 words.

  5. Textual references: Textual references to be provided in MLA format. Footnotes and endnotes to be strictly avoided.

  6. Bibliography: A list of the cited works/ further reading to be provided at the end of the text in MLA format. For articles in non-english languages, bibliography to be provided in English (English transliteration)

Submissions not following the prescribed style, received after the deadline i.e. 31 st July of each year and having similarity index of more than twenty percent shall be summarily rejected.

Latest issue:

Assonace No.18 (January 2018)

Issue:

Assonance No.17 (January 2017)