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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

Author Guidelines

General requirements:  

  • Articles have not been published or accepted for publication, or are being considered for publication elsewhere. Types of articles suitable for publication include research reports (laboratory, field, and archives), conceptual ideas, studies, theory applications. 
  • Articles should be in form of essay.
  • Articles should be submitted in soft files using Microsoft Word application to the Online Submissionpage in the journal home site or contacting the admin at yenni.rosana@unived.ac.id/ literary.citicism@unived.ac.id
  • to download template please open this link 


Focus and Scope

          This Journal invites scholars, researchers, and students to contribute the result of their studies utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in the study of linguistics and culture. The object materials of the study may include aspects of applied linguistics, language teaching, linguistic histories, linguistics descriptive, literary criticism, literary history and literary theory. The language studies for the articles could be Indonesian Local Languages, Indonesian Language and English Language. The articles for this journal should be written in English.

The articles that are written in Indonesian language should be translated into English and the UNIVED English Center provides translation services from English into Indonesian Language conversely as well as providing service of proofreading. The service cost for translation may contact yenni.rosana@unived.ac.id. Meanwhile article processing charge is 150.000 IDR for all public accepted articles and 100.000 for the English Literature Department, The University of Dehasen Bengkulu Students.

Section Policies


 Open Submissions


 Peer Reviewed


Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to Literary Criticism: Journal of Literature, Linguistics and Arts is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "double-blind review". Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.


Publication Frequency

Literary Criticism: Journal of Literature, Linguistics and Arts published twice a year (June and December). Each issue number (issue) amounts to a minimum of five (5) the title.


Open Access Policy

Literary Criticism: Journal of Literature, Linguistics and Arts provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Plagiarism Check

Literary Criticism: Journal of Literature, Linguistics and Arts Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 30% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by turnitin Plagiarism Checker


Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Literary Criticism: Journal of Literature, Linguistics and Arts will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.



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