ISSN 2362-2970
ISSN 1668-7426

Instructions to Authors


Scope and editorial policy




Form and preparation of manuscripts


Entries must be unpublished and tailored strictly to the guidelines below:


  • Presentation
    The authors must send:

    • a) an original name, affiliation and e-mail.
    • b) two copies with no name or affiliation (one on paper and electronically in Word or RTF format).

  • Extension and format
    The maximum length of contributions (with tables, graphs, maps, quotations and biographical notes) is 20 pages (7,000 words) for articles and 5 pages (2,000 words) for literature reviews, in A4 size sheet, with a 1.5 interlined and font Times New Roman 12. The paragraphs are indented begin.

  • Images
    The tables, graphs and maps should be included in separate files and pages of text and made final in laser printing and direct indication of the sources involved. We suggest that the images are stored as JPG or TIFF with a resolution of grayscale or 300 dpi in line art (B&W) 800 dpi.

  • Titles
    The title should be placed in bold, centered, with no underline, font Times New Roman 14. Iran subtitles on the left, in bold, no underline, font Times New Roman 12, separated from the previous text by double.

  • Information about the author
    The data contained in the author's “Introduction” shall appear in the right margin, with a call footer indicating the place of employment or institutional affiliation and email address.

  • Abstract
    Be sent:

    • a) a summary (in Spanish and English) with a maximum of 200 words.
    • b) three key words in English and Spanish.
  • Dating

    • a) Quotations should be “between quotation marks” if included in the text.
    • b) if it exceeds the length of four lines should not be placed in quotes and the same source with the main text, with single and a left margin of 2.5 cm.
    • c) Quotations over four lines that are included in footnote will be conducted as set out in a).
  • References

    • The references within the text in brackets will be considering the author's surname, year of publication, and then two points, the number of page or pages:
      e.g. (Ucelay da Cal, 1995:52).
    • Citing two authors, if more than two cited the first author and add et al.:
      e.g. (Mases et al., 1998).
    • If those in the same parentheses are by different authors, the surnames must be ordered chronologically, not alphabetically:
      e.g. (Ricoeur, 2000; Forster, 2003)
    • If you include references in the footnotes, will follow the same rules.
    • All references cited in the main text or notes should be included at the end of the work in alphabetical order by surname of the authors observe the following order:
    • Books / Book chapters

      • a) surname and name of the normal and lowercase letters
      • b) the date or year of publication in brackets
      • c) title of work in italics
      • d) place of publication
      • e) editorial
      • f) page (p.) or pages (pp.), if appropriate.

      All these data should be separated by commas.

      • e.g. López Eire, Antonio (1996), Esencia y objeto de la retórica, México, UNAM.
      • e.g. Maingueneau, Dominique (2004), “Retour sur une catégorie: le genre”, en Jean-Michel Adam, Jean-Blaise Grize y Magid Ali Bouaya eds., Texte et discours: catégories pour l’analyse, Dijon, EUD.
    • Articles

      • a) name and surname of the author in normal font and lowercase
      • b) the date or year of publication in brackets
      • c) title of the article in normal font, lower case and in quotes
      • d) name of the magazine or publication that contains (in italics)
      • e) I (t.), volume (vol.), number (No.)
      • f) page (p.) or pages (pp.), if appropriate.

      All these data should be separated by commas. If a newspaper, edition number, month and year of publication and page or pages.

      • e.g. Degiovanni, Fernando (2004), “The Invention of the Classics: Nationalism, Philology and Cultural Politics in Argentina”, en Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, vol. 13, pp. 243-260.

      All authors listed literature must have been mentioned in the text. If there are several works by the same author published in the same year, the distinction between them will be using letters.
      If considered important, language and year of the original edition should be bracketed in the end.

  • Notes
    The notes should be placed in the footnotes, with a sequential number. Iran in Times New Roman 10, single spacing, without justified margins and indentation.


  • Will be accepted only reviews of books published in the three years prior to publishing the magazine, following the formal guidelines given for general items. Inevitably must be included: Name of author / editor, title, place of publication, publisher, number of pages of the book reviewed.


Sending of manuscripts


Collaborations with order of publication should be sent to:

Comité Editorial de Cuadernos del Sur. Letras
Departamento de Humanidades (UNS)
12 de Octubre y San Juan – 5º P.
(8000) Bahía Blanca- Buenos Aires

The submissions will be reviewed by an external Referate the Universidad Nacional del Sur. Once the assessment results be communicated to the authors. The negative assessment of a work is original and the final will not be returned.
The authors are responsible for the content of their contributions, the accuracy of their citations and references.



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