Authors wishing to submit manuscripts to Cuadernos del CILHA are requested to consider the following formal aspects. Manuscripts neglecting these guidelines will not be assessed for publications.
1.1. Manuscripts written in Spanish should be review/edited by native speakers of this language in case the author(s) is (are) not. Authors should attach one hard copy and one electronic copy for the original. The hard copy will be retained by the journal.
1.2. Author(s) should attach a signed photocopy of Copyright to the original manuscript.
1.3. The journal does not accept works considered for publications elsewhere, nor does it consider simultaneous submissions.
1.4. The contributions to the magazine must be written to simple space, without left indents, in leaf size A4, with margins to the right, left, superior and low side of 2 cm, in characters Tahoma size 9 for the text and 8 for the textual quotation and the bibliography. It must be recorded:
a) Title in Spanish and English.
b) Name of the author(s).
c) His/her specialty, academic address and e-mail address.
d) A 100-250-word summary in both languages.
e) Three to five key words in both languages.
2. Instructions on the manuscript
2.1. Tables, figures, and graphs should be inserted into the text and should be properly numbered.
2.2. All notes should be footnotes.
2.3. Citations and bibliography references:
2.3.1. In-text citations should be signaled in double quotation marks, and long citations (more of three lines of writing), should have all lines block-indented from the left margin. These should have a margin greater than that of the text and a font size smaller than the rest of the text (Tahoma 8).
2.3.2. The in-text citations and the Reference section should present according to Modern Language Association (M.L.A.) specifications:
a) When the last name of the author forms part of the narrative includes only the year of publication of the article between parenthesis. Example: González (2001) studied the relations between...
b) When the last name and the date of publication do not comprise of the narrative of the text, both elements, separated are included between parenthesis by one comma. Example: The study of the relations between policy and language (González, 2001) opened a new perspective....
c) When as much the date as the last name comprises of the oration is not used parenthesis. Example: In the 2001 González it studied the relations between policies and language...
d) If is more than one work/article of a single appeared author the same year, will mention with a letter in followed sequence the year. Example: (González, 2001a, González 2001b, etc.).
e) In cases where more than three authors are cited, use authors’ last names in the first reference. For subsequent references, use the first author’s last name only followed by the abbreviation et al.
f) The bibliographical references in final list must have in alphabetical order and year of publication in case of more than a work the same author.
Journal article: Last name and names of the author. Title between inverted commas. Title of the publication, time, volume or section, number, date or year: pages. Example: González, Manuel. “Política y lenguaje”. Atenea, n.485, 2000: 21-26.
Book: Apellido, Nombres. Título. Lugar: Editorial, año. Example: González, Manuel. Teoría del signo. 2da ed. Vol. II. Concepción: Editorial Universidad de Concepción, 2001.
On line document: Last name and names of the author. Title between inverted commas, volume or section, number, year: pages, Web site. The date should indicate either the date of publication or its most recent updating; if neither of these can be ascertained, then the search date should be indicated. The URL address should provide enough information to retrieve the document. Example: Cunietti, Emma Magdalena. “Habitantes de frontera en la literatura mendocina”. Universum, 14, 1999: 31-24. Extracted on August 25, 2005 from:
Article or Contribution on CD-ROM: Example: Martín, Marina. “Espacio utópico y metáfora de Juan Rulfo”. La literatura iberoamericana en el 2000; Balances, perspectivas y prospectivas. Carmen Ruiz Barrionuevo, et al (eds.). CD ROM. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2003.
g) All the citations in the work must appear in the final list of references and all these must be mentioned in the text.
3. Guidelines for book reviews
3.1. the textual structure of the review is the following one:
a) bibliographical references: with the title of the work and the presentation, in which the information is completed on the work of the author;
b) identity of the reviewer: full name of the person in charge of the expressed thing, also its electronic mail and the institution in which it develops his activities;
c) comment: the content of the book, the sources, the antecedents of the author, the intentions, the organization of the work, the methodology, reading addresses of the work are indicated, potentials, relation with other works on the same subject, context and place of appearance;
d) evaluation: with its two optional categories, the negative critic and the positive critic.