About The Journal
Journal of Literary Aesthetics is a literary endeavor of Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, Ludhiana and is published biannually by National Press Associates. It is a peer reviewed academic journal established in July 2014 with two issues being published every year without breach. The journal is committed to publish themed issues in the sphere of literature and criticism. It features articles which bring to light new information as well as fresh critical aspects of all available literary works– classic or contemporary, print or theatre/screen, fiction or non-fiction. The focus may vary from a specific topic and author to literary criticism and language studies.Interestingly, the journal is textured by inclusion of book reviews and analyses, along with a section dedicated to creative writing. In short,JLAis a mine of new insights. It gives freedom to the writers/scholars to explore the unfathomable expanse of literature.
Scope Of the Journal
An internationalpeer reviewed/ refereed journal, JLAis published biannually in June and December. It invites original scholarly research articles from writers/ scholars/ researchers from the world over. Poetry/ interviews/ short stories/ book reviews are also included in its purview to generate a healthy academic exchange of ideas.Journal of Literary Aesthetics is open to all branches of literary studies and supports literary contributions from faculty, scholars as well as students. Ph.D. scholars and young enthusiasts also find a strong publication foundation with JLA. The journal has an impressive Editorial Board.A strict peer review of the submitted works is done and any article which fails to match the standards is rejected. At the same time, it is disclaimed that the opinions expressed in the articles belong purely to the respective authors and the Editorial Board takes no responsibility of the content.
From the Editor's Desk
In the present era of contention and conflict, literature is the only available anchor which can bind us to human values and sensibilities. I believe, those of us who have arrived at this mainstay of literature are very fortunate. Others might face the risk of getting lost in the wilderness. Literary influences, literary careers, literary criticism, critical reception, narrative techniques, writers and works, besides many other areas of literary aesthetics intrigue and stimulate the scholarship worldwide. Continual interaction and unabating academic exchange has always been a major concern of the research community.Keeping pace,Journal of Literary Aesthetics is a bi-annual refereed, peer-reviewed journal with the aim of bringing together specialists from various disciplines to exchange information and disseminate knowledge. Published by National Press Associates, Journal of Literary Aesthetics is conceived by Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, Ludhiana. JLA welcomes scholarly and critical responses to newly discovered sources of history and theory while advancing fresh interpretation of known material. In short, it is an initiative to develop systematic approaches to the study of literature.