About the Journal

Focus and Scope

SELIM. Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature publishes articles, shorter notes, and book reviews that contribute to the advancement of Medieval English Studies and Comparative Medieval Studies.

Peer Review Process

Originals submitted for publication will be pre-screened by the Editorial Board. Then they will be double-blind peer-reviewed by, at least, two experts in the field of the paper. Once we have received the contributions you may expect a decision from the referees in about eight weeks’ time. The originals submitted should not have been sent to other journals or means of publication. SELIM assumes that all authors have the intellectual copyright to their originals, and that other authors quoted as 'personal communication' consent to being cited.

Open Access Policy and Copyright Terms 

SELIM. Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature is an Open Access Journal licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Authors are free to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) their work published in SELIM, as long as appropriate credit is given to the author, journal (SELIM) and publisher (Ediuno), and the URL link to the original publication is provided. SELIM does not charge any fees to authors.  

The Publisher (Ediuno) holds the copyright of the work published in the journal, favouring and granting its reuse under the license mentioned above.

© Ediuno. Ediciones de la Universidad de Oviedo

Self-Archive of the post-print editorial version of the article is granted to authors in personal and/or institutional webpages; a link to the journal's OJS website and full citation must be provided. SELIM and its URL https://reunido.uniovi.es/index.php/SELIM are the sole authorized sources to correctly reference the editor's version in all article citations. 


Online ISSN 2792-3878

Print ISSN 1132-631X


Indexing and Abstracting

As of April 2022, SELIM is listed in the following reference indexes: CARHUSPlus, DIALNET, DOAJ, DICE, Dulcinea, ERIHPlus, ÍnDICES/CSIC, Latindex, MIAR, MHRA, MLA, and RESH.

Journal History

SELIM was founded in 1987 to foster and encourage the scientific and scholarly study of Mediaeval English language, literature and culture in all its aspects. In 1991 the first issue was published, under the lead of Patricia Shaw. 

 Past Editors of Selim Journal

Nº 1 – 9 (1991-1999):

Nº 10 – 12 (2000-2004):

Nº 13 – 17 (2005-2010):

Nº 18 – 20 (2011-2014):

Nº 21 – 26 (2016-2021):

Antonio Bravo & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo

Antonio Bravo & Mª José Mora

Trinidad Guzmán & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo

Mercedes Salvador & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo

Jorge Luis Bueno Alonso & Nuría Yáñez Bouza