About the Journal

Focus and Scope

SELIM. Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature publishes articles, notes, reviews, book notes and other scientific papers 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 peer-reviewed in a double-blind revision process 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.


Indexing and Abstracting

As of September 2021, SELIM is listed in the following reference indexes: CARHUSPlus, DIALNET, 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):

Antonio Bravo & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo

Antonio Bravo & Mª José Mora

Trinidad Guzmán & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo

Mercedes Salvador & S. G. Fernández-Corugedo