Aims and Scope

Part of Royallite Global, Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies is a leading interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research works across the breadths of Literatures and Cultural Studies. The journal has a mission to make research and knowledge accessible to all; authors, therefore, benefit from high visibility and readership for their work. The journal's broad aims and scope allow researchers to explore interconnected subject areas. Each article on this particular journal has been evaluated on its own scholarly merit and research integrity, and our expert academic editors take an objective and constructive approach to peer review. 

Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies considers original research and review articles in the following sections and broad topical areas:


  1. African Literature and Criticism


  1. African speculative writings
  2. Oral Literature
  3. Precolonial African Literature
  4. Colonial African Literature
  5. Postcolonial Literature
  6. East African literature in English
  7. Anglophone literature of Central Africa
  8. West African literature in English: beginnings to the mid-seventies
  9. South African literature in English
  10. African literature in French: sub-Saharan Africa during the colonial period
  11. North African literature in French
  12. Francophone literatures of the Indian Ocean
  13. African literature in Spanish
  14. African literature IN PORTUGUESE
  15. African literature and post-independence disillusionment
  16. Popular literature in Africa
  17. Anglophone Caribbean literature
  18. The Harlem Renaissance and the Negritude movement
  19. “Postcolonial” African and Caribbean literature
  20. Modernism and Postmodernism in African literature


  1. American Literature

American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and in the colonies that preceded it. The American literary tradition thus is part of the broader tradition of English-language literature, but also includes literature of other traditions produced in the United States and in other immigrant languages.[1] Furthermore, a rich tradition of oral storytelling exists amongst Native American tribes.


  1. Puritanism or Colonial
  2. Revolutionary, Age of Reason, Enlightenment
  3. Romanticism, Dark Romanticism, Anti-Transcendentalism, American Gothic
  4. Realism
  5. Mesoamerican literature
  6. Naturalism
  7. Regionalism
  8. Modernism
  9. Lost Generation, Jazz Age, Roaring 20s, the Harlem Renaissance
  10. Beat Generation
  11. Contemporary or Postmodernism
  12. African American literature
  13. Native America literature
  14. Asian-American Literature


  1. Caribbean Literature
  2. Postcolonial Caribbean identities
  3. Reggae poetry
  4. The Harlem Renaissance and the Negritude movement
  5. Caribbean literature in French: origins and development
  6. Caribbean literature in Spanish
  7. Caribbean Popular and Creative Culture
  8. European Literature
  9. European literature in the Romance languages: Catalan literature, French literature, Galician literature, Italian literature, Portuguese literature, Romanian literature, Spanish literature and Literature in other Romance languages.
  10. European literature in the Germanic languages: Anglic literature, Dutch literature, Germanic literature, North Germanic literature and Literature in other Germanic languages.
  11. European literature in the Balto-Slavic languages: Belarusian literature, Czech and Slovak literatures, Polish literature, Russian literature, Ukrainian literature and Literature in other Balto-Slavic languages.
  12. European literature in the Celtic languages
  13. European literature in the Finno-Ugric languages
  14. European literature in the Turkic languages
  15. Other European literatures: Western literature, Medieval literature, Renaissance literature, Old English literature, British literature, Welsh literature in English, Scottish literature, Irish literature, Francophone literature, Cypriot literature, Nordic literature, Galician-Portuguese lyric, Ottoman poetry, Arabic literature in Al-Andalus, MLN: Modern Language Notes, African literature, Asian literature, Oceanic literature, Latin American literature, Esperanto literature

Publishable Areas

Postcolonial Literatures/Writings, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory and Criticism, Women Studies, World Literatures, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature, Miscellaneous

What can you expect if you publish in Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies?
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