About Us

Aims and Scope

“Reading Literature. Łódź Literary Studies” is a nationwide magazine devoted first and foremost to the significant and current issues of literary studies (covering history and theory of literature), but open to a variety of interdisciplinary dimensions (media, film, visual arts, architecture, etc.), as well important cultural contexts of literature today. Each issue consists of the following sections: Reading From A Perspective, Reading Tradition, Reading (about) Łódź, Talks (Not Only) about Reading, Translations, Reviews, How Are We Read Abroad? Notes about Books.


Handle: 11089/5783
ISSN: 2299-7458
e-ISSN: 2449-8386


“Reading Literature” allow reuse and remixing of its content, in accordance with a CC license.
The journal allow readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles.

The journal does not have any article  processing charges and article submission charges. Each year we publish min. 12 research and review articles. 

Open Access statement

“Reading Literature” is a fully open access journal, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

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