Article Submissions:

The editors of RECTR welcome articles for consideration. Submitted articles must:

  • Be accompanied by a 150-word abstract of the article.
  • 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), . . .”

Book Review Submissions:

Please contact Penny Richards at to propose a book review. Submitted book reviews must:

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