The Text


An International Peer Reviewed Online Journal of Language, Literature and Critical Theory

What cannot be said above all must not be silenced but written.

― Jacques Derrida

Submission Guidelines

Editing Requirements:

  • Text of the paper: justified, font & size: Times New Roman 12
  • Spacing: single, margin of 1 inch on all four sides.
  • Title of the paper: bold, title case (capitalize each word), centered. Times New Roman 14
  • References: Follow latest MLA style. Do not use Foot Notes. Instead use End Notes
  • Articles should be submitted as MS Word 2003-2007 attachments only.
  • Paper should be of 3000 words minimum
  • Each full length paper must be accompanied by key words and a brief abstract of paper about 100-200 words.
  • The title page should contain title of the research paper, author's name, designation, official address, e-mail Address.
  • Submission e-mail must include the statement claiming that you have read the submission guidelines, you agree to the policy of the journal and that the submission is original and does not contain plagiarized material.

Note: Do not decorate your submission with lines, borders, special characters etc., which may lead to rejection.

Selection Procedure:

Theoretically informed critical and analytical papers will be preferred over summations of literary texts. All submissions will be sent for blind peer review. Final selection will be made only if the papers are recommended for publication by the editorial board. The details of the selection of your paper will be informed to you on your email. The editor has the right to make necessary editing of selected papers for the sake of conceptual clarity and formatting.


Contributors are advised to adhere to strict academic ethics with respect to acknowledgment of original ideas from others. Contributors should avoid plagiarism. The editors/publisher will not be responsible for any such lapse of the contributor. All submissions should be original and must be accompanied by a declaration that it is an original work and has not been published anywhere else. It will be your sole responsibility for it. The Text is not responsible for any inaccuracies of the author/contributor.