About the Journal

«Social sciences and humanities. Domestic and foreign literature. Series 7: Literary studies» is a peer-reviewed open access academic periodical established and published by the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The journal publishes actual research and review articles highlighting the main trends of modern literary criticism, the development of Russian and foreign literature in the present and the past (including the literature of the Russian diaspora) and the history of Russian and foreign literary criticism, as well as reviews of influential scholarly works of Russian and foreign scientists in these fields. The journal is addressed primarily to the Russian scientific and pedagogical community. Articles and reviews in Russian are accepted for publication, including translations of foreign issues into Russian.

Code of State Categories Scientific and Technical Information headings: 170000. Literature. Literary criticism. Folklore

OECD headings: 602. Languages and literature

Specialties of the Higher Attestation Commission:

100000. Philological Sciences

240000. Culturology

The journal was founded in 1974.

Registration in the International Standard Serial Number: ISSN 2219-8784 (print)

The journal is registered by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media; Registration Certificate: ПИ № ФС 77–80871.

Subject area: Literary criticism. Theory of literature. Theoretical foundations and methodological principles of literary criticism. History of literary criticism. Directions and tendencies in modern literary criticism. Literary connections and influences, comparative literary studies. Poetics and stylistics of fiction. Theory and practice of translation. Literature and other art forms. Literature and Society. History of World Literature.

Since 1995 the journal's archive has been hosted in the Scientific Electronic Library on the elibrary.ru: https://www.elibrary.ru/title_about_new.asp?id=2768.

Aimes and scope

«Social sciences and humanities. Domestic and foreign literature. Series 7 : Literary studies» is a peer-reviewed open access periodical dedicated to the history of Russian and world literature, theory of literature, domestic and foreign literary relationships and the history of literary criticism.

The journal is addressed to the international scientific community in the field of literature - both young scholars and authoritative specialists, as well as readers interested in the latest discoveries in the field of philology. The aim of the journal is to promote international exchange and cooperation in this area. The journal is intended for the publication of scientific and review articles in Russian. Any scientific methods and approaches are welcome if they contribute to the development of philological science.

The journal has both printed and digital versions. The Internet version is a full-text analogue of a printed copy available in the public domain on: literarystudies.ru and elibrary.ru.