The editors of RECTR welcome essays and book reviews for consideration.

Submitted essays must:

  • Be accompanied by a 150-word abstract of the essay.
  • Be sent via email to RECTR at (current MS word required).
  • Be between 5,000 – 8,000 words.
  • Use current MLA formatting and style (see MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, third-edition).   RECTR also requires the following:
    • Footnotes may be used for additional commentary only (no endnotes).
    • All cited materials must be documented via in-text parenthetical citations and a Works Cited page at the document’s end.
    • Include the year of first performance in parentheses after the first mention of all dramatic works.  For example, “In Thomas Dilke’s The Lover’s Luck (1695), . . .”

Submitted book reviews must:

  • Be between 750 – 1,000 words.
  • Be sent via email to Penny Richards at (current MS word required).

Authors of accepted articles will receive two copies of the issue in which the article appears; authors of accepted book reviews will receive one copy of the issue in which the book review appears.