Special guidelines for book reviewers

Please contact lambda nordica’s book review editor, Ann-Sofie Lönngren, should you have any questions or comments on these guidelines.

Volume

Review of one book, approximately 1000 words; review of two or more books, approximately 1500 words

Lay-out

Left margin straight
No blank lines – use indentation 0,5 when beginning a new paragraph.
Times New Roman, 12 pt.
1,5 linespacing

Language

Swedish, Norwegian, Danish or English

Templates for the headline

Anthologies with more than one author: Sörberg, Anna Maria (ed.) Över regnbågen. Röster ur en rörelse. Historier om kärlek och kamp. Stockholm: Atlas 2010 (190 pages)

Anthologies with one author: Berubé, Allan My desire for history: essays in gay, community, & labour history (ed. John D’Emilio & Estelle B. Freedman). Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press 2011 (332 pages)

Monographies, exemple 1: Ekström, Malin Allvarsam parodi och möjlighetens melankoli: en queerteoretisk analys av Ruts bok. (diss.) Uppsala universitet: Teologiska institutionen 2011 (208 pages)

Monographies, exemple 2: Dreger, Alice Domurat One of us: conjoined twins and the future of normal. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2004 (198 pages)

This headline is written at the beginning of the review. Please do not use sub-headings in the text body.

Reviewer’s names

Reviewer’s names are written to the right at the end of the review, with information about their affiliation below. Example:

ANN-SOFIE LÖNNGREN
Uppsala University

References

In the text use this model: (Butler 1990:23 f.) (Butler 2006) (Butler 2006 & 2009) (Butler 2006; Rydström 2001: 131)

Literature cited in addition to that which is being reviewed is listed at the end of the review (after the reviewer’s name and affiliation), under the heading Literature and according to this model:

Anthologies with more than one author: Sörberg, Anna Maria (ed.) Över regnbågen: röster ur en rörelse: historier om kärlek och kamp. Stockholm: Atlas 2010.

Anthologies with one author: Berubé, Allan My desire for history: essays in gay, community, & labour history (ed. John D’Emilio & Estelle B. Freedman). Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press 2011.

Monographies, example 1: Ekström, Malin Allvarsam parodi och möjlighetens melankoli: en queerteoretisk analys av Ruts bok. (diss.) Uppsala universitet: Teologiska institutionen 2011.

Monographies, example 2: Dreger, Alice Domurat One of us: conjoined twins and the future of normal. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2004.

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