First published in 1974, MELUS features articles, interviews, and reviews encompassing the multi-ethnic scope of American literature past and present. Most issues are thematically organized for greater understanding of topics, criticism, and theory in the total picture of American literature MELUS hopes to present.
MELUS is published by Oxford University Press for members and subscribing institutions. The Journal is a non-profit publication, supported solely by dues of Society member and library subscriptions. The editorial office is supported by the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
We are excited to announce that as of July 1, 2014, MELUS has a new journal editor, Gary Totten. Read more
Gary Totten is the Editor in Chief.
Ariel Santos is the Assistant Editor.
Lori Harrison-Kahan of Boston College, is the Book Review Editor.
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Department of English
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5011
MELUS is indexed and abstracted in Arts and Humanities Citation Index, American Humanities Index, MLA Bibliography, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature and International Bibliography of Book Reviews. The MELUS Cumulative Index, Volume 1-16 (1974-1990) is available from Oxford University Press.
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The journal is available through University Microfilms International in 16mm microfilm, 105mm microfiche, and article copies. Requests for rates and orders should be sent to: UMI, 300 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346.
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