American Literature canon
Description:First published in 1974, MELUS features peer-reviewed articles, interviews and reviews encompassing the multi-ethnic scope of American literature past and present. Most issues are thematically organized for greater understanding of topics, criticism and theory in the total picture of American literature MELUS hopes to present. MELUS is published by The Society for the Study of the Multi- Ethnic Literature of the United States for members and subscribing institutions. The Journal is a non-profit publication, supported solely by dues of Society members, library subscriptions, and funds from Patrons. The editorial office is supported by the University of Connecticut.
Coverage: 1974-2012 (Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 37, No. 4)Moving Wall: 3 years
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal. Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.