Each text should be a doc. or .rtf document, written in English, doubled-space in 12-point Times New Roman; full justified. It should be sent by email to email@example.com
The journal adheres to a double-blind reviewing policy in which the identity of both the reviewer and author are always concealed from both parties. Each article in the Focus section is reviewed by two referees.
The article of the Focus section should be anonymous (as well as the footnotes and acknowledgements) and comprised between 30,000 and 60,000 characters.
Full title and abstract (150 words about) should be in the first page.
A cover letter should be also sent in the same email, with:
1) full tit le and full name of the Author(s) with current affiliation and full address/phone/fax/email details, plus short biographical note;
2) Author(s)’s statement confirming the agreement to the submission and that the article is not currently being considered for publication by any other journal.
The text of Discussion section should be comprised between 20,000 and 28,000 characters.
The text of the Review section should be comprised between 4.500 and 9,000 characters.
In composing footnotes the following style should be observed:
Footnotes should be numbered using 1, 2, 3 (and so forth), and a ppear at the bottom of each page.
One author or more
Raul Hilberg, The Destruction of the European Jews, 3rd ed. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003), 59.
Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar, Primate Conservation Biology, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 104–7.
Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author
Yves Bonnefoy, New and Selected Poems, ed. John Naughton and Anthony Rudolf (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), 22.
Chapter in edited book or book in a series
Sergio Della Pergola, “Precursori, convergenti, emarginati. Trasformazioni demografiche degli ebrei d’Italia, 1870-1945”, Italia Judaica. Gli ebrei nell’Italia unita 1870-1945. Atti del IV Convegno internazionale, Siena, 12-16 giugno 1989, (Roma: M inistero per i Beni culturali e ambientali, Ufficio centrale per i Beni archivistici, 1993), 48-81, 49.
Preface, foreword, introduction, or similar part of a book
James Rieger, introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), xx–xxi.
John K. Roth, “On seeing the Invisible Dimensions of the Holocaust”, Holocaust and Genocide Studies 1/1 (1986): 147-53.
Newspaper articles may be cited in running text (“As William Niederkorn noted in a New York Times article on June 20, 2002, . . . ”) in place of a footnote:
William S. Niederkorn, “A Scholar Recants on His ‘Shakespeare’ Discovery”, New York Times, June 20, 2002.
James Gorman, “Endangered Species,” review of The Last American Man, by Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times Book Review, June 2, 2002, 16.
Paper presented at a meeting or conference, thesis dissertation etc.
Brian Doyle, “Howling Like Dogs: Metaphorical Language in Psalm 59” (paper presented at the annual international meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, Berlin, Germany, June 19–22, 2002).
Archival and documentary resources
Joseph C. Castner, "Report to the War Department, 17 January 1927", Modern Military Records Division, Record Group 94, National Archives, Washington, D.C.
James Oglethorpe to the Trustees, 13 January 1733, Phillipps Collection of Egmont Manuscripts, 14200:13, University of Georgia Library.
Alvin Johnson, memorandum, 1937, Horace Kallen Papers, file 36, YIVO Institute, New York.
Revere’s Waste and Memo randa Book (vol. 1, 1761–83; vol. 2, 1783–97), Revere Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.
Sidney Sonnino to Antonio Meli Lupi di Soragna, November 22, 1918, Documenti Diplomatici Italiani (DDI), Serie VI, 3 vols., (Roma, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Libreria dello Stato, 1956), 1:136.
The most common short form consists of the last name of the author and the main title of the work cited.
Regina M. Schwartz, “Nationals and Nationalism: Adultery in the House of David”, Critical Inquiry 19, no. 1 (1992): 131–32.
2. Schwartz, “Nationals and Nationalism,” 138.
The abbreviation “ibid.” refers to a single work cited in the note immediately preceding.
All line diagrams and photographs are termed 'Figures' and should be referred to as such in the manuscript. They should be numbered consecutively. Line diagrams should be presented in a form suitable for immediate reproduction (i.e. not requiring redrawing), as either EPS (all fonts embedded) or TIFF files with a minimum resolution of 600 dpi (b/w only). Photographs should be submitted as clear, glossy, unmounted black and white prints with a good range of contrast. For electronic supply, files should be of either TIFF or EPS format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. All artwork should be reproducible to a final printed are of 115 mm x 185 mm.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permissions from copyright holders for reproduction of any illustrations, tables, or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere and should supply copies of such along with the copyright transfer form.
The use of audio/video documentation is welcome, the submitting author should discuss the possible use of such resources with the editorial board.
English spelling should be used throughout. Use a clear readable style, avoiding jargon. If technical terms or acronyms must be used define them when first used. Obviuosly it is required to use non-racist, non-sexist language.
Use single quotation marks with double quotes inside single quotes.
Date should be present in the form 1 May 1998.
Do not use points in abbreviations, contractions or acronyms (e.g. AD, USA, Dr, PhD).
If you are interested in submitting a book-review to the journal, you are invited to make a proposal to the editors by contacting the editorial assistant.
If you wish to suggest a book for review please send a copy of the published work to the editorial assistant:
Laura Brazzo, QUEST c/o Fondazione CDEC, via Eupili, 8, 20145 Milano (Italy).
La sezione italiana di Quest sarà online entro breve!
The italian section of Quest will be soon online!