Reviews and essays are written in French or English, the two official languages of the ICLA. Book reviews should be between 1,500 and 2,000 words. Edited volumes and journal issues will also be considered for review. Review essays about the state of the art, about several related books, or about a work of major significance for the field will be allowed to exceed 3,500 words. Scholarly essays should count between 6,000 and 8,000 words and follow the Chicago Style sheet (parenthetical bibliographical references in the body of the text as well as a final list of Works Cited).