ISSN 1517-106X printed version
ISSN 1807-0299 online version



Basic information

Published twice a year, Alea is a journal issued by the Programa de Pós-Graduação em Letras Neolatinas [Graduate Program in Romance Languages and Literatures] of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (, comprising the following areas: Romance Studies in linguistics (Spanish, French or Italian), and Romance Literary Studies (Hispanic Literatures, Francophone Literatures, and Italian Literatures). The journal publishes original work in literature and linguistics related to these fields. One of its main aims is to emphasize the comparative character of today's literary and linguistic studies, particularly encouraging pieces of writing that underlie the importance of Portuguese in the context of Romance studies.

Peer Review Process: Submitted papers fitting the scope of the journal are blindly reviewed by at least two specialists in the field of the texts, chosen on an ad hoc basis.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Alea, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


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  • Scopus
  • DOAJ
  • ISI/Thomson Reuters


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All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY-NC.


Institutional sponsors

The publication has the sponsorship of:

  • Programa de Apoio às Publicações Científicas da CAPES e do CNPq


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