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General Information

Journal «Speech Genres» is a scientific periodical.The Journal is dedicated to the problems of speech and communication genres as well as current approaches of studying speech genres. The Journal is based on serial thematic periodical collection of publications “Speech Genres” (Saratov-Moscow, issues 1-8) which has become widely popular in Russia and abroad. 

Journal «Speech Genres» has been producing since 1997. Continuity of the Journal “Speech Genres” as related to the collection is emphasized by keeping the numbering: the first issue of the journal is, at the same time, the ninth issue of the collection.


ISSN 2311-0740 (Print)

ISSN 2311-0759 (Online)

The journal publication frequency (since 2018) is 4 times a year.


The founder and the publisher of the journal is Saratov State University.


Certificates of mass media registration:

ПИ № ФС 77-76706 от 02.09.2019 г.


The journal subscription index is 70771  in the United Catalogue “The Russian Press”, section 15 "Russian Magazines".


Publications are free of charge.

The electronic version of the publication is in the public domain.


The content is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License


The journal is in RSCI.



The journal is included in the list of leading refereed scientific journals and issues recommended for the publication of the main results of research papers (The List of refereed scientific journals Nr 2190 of 01.12.2017).

Scientific specialties:

10.01.01 – Russian literature (philological sciences),

10.01.08 – Theory of Literature. Textology (philological sciences),

10.02.01 – Russian language (philological sciences),

10.02.19 – Theory of Language (philological sciences).



Journal Themes:

Speech Genres, Speech Genres Theory’s problems, including typology of genres and genre forms, genres in connection with language, culture and culture image of the world, linguistic personality, arts, mass media, comparative studies of speech genres.


Purpose and objectives of the journal

Purpose of the journal is to present modern scientific research's results in the field of speech genres, contributing to development of research and educational activities.


Objectives of the journal are following:

• reflect the general state of the theory of speech genres in Russia and around the world;
• to provide the most current trends in the study of speech genres;
• represent the most significant results in general theoretical problems of genre studies (typology of genres and genre forms, genres relative to language, culture, linguistis view of the world, linguistic identity, artistic creativity, media, comparative study of speech genres);
• represent the most significant research results in specific speech genres.


The target audience of the journal is the specialists on the theory of speech genres, discourse, text linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics, theory and history of language and literature, Russian, English, German, Romance Philology, speech culture.


The Journal includes the following sections:

General theory of speech genres;

Studies of separate genres;


Reviews. Chronicle;

Genres in philo- and ontogenesis;

Genres and arts;

Genres of mass media;

Genres of new culture spheres;


Criticism and Bibliography.


The languages of the journal are Russian and English.


The articles shall comply with the format and style of the journal Requirements.


All the manuscripts submitted to the editorial board complying with the journal profile are reviewed (see Procedure of manuscript reviewing), upon which the editorial board makes the decision on the possibility of their publication.


The editorial board does not consider the articles that:

  • ​ are only application-oriented;
  • ​ have been previously published;
  • ​ have been accepted for publication by other journals.


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