|Area of specialization|
|Year of First Publication||1978|
|Editor||Ananta Charan Sukla|
|Cosmos Impact Factor|
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Comparative_Literature_and_Aesthetics ABOUT THE JOURNAL Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (ISSN: 0252-8169) is a half-yearly journal published by the Vishvanatha Kaviraja Institute, India since 1978. The Institute was founded on August 22, 1977 coinciding with the birth centenary of the legendary philosopher, aesthetician, and historian of Indian art, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947). Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics is the OLDEST journal of India in the field of literature, philosophy, and related disciplines. It is still being published, sans any institutional or corporate publishing support. Moreover, it is the ONLY Indian journal in humanities which has drawn the attention of and has also published the most revered scholars of the West, past and present, ever since its inception 43 years ago. The Journal is committed to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural issues in literary understanding and interpretation, aesthetic theories, conceptual analysis of art, literature, philosophy, religion, mythology, history of ideas, literary theory, history, and criticism. The Journal has already published legends like Rene Wellek, Harold Osborne, John Hospers, John Fisher, Murray Krieger, Martin Bocco, Remo Ceserani, J.B. Vickery, Menachem Brinker, Milton Snoeyenbos, Mary Wiseman, Ronald Roblin, T.R. Martland, S.C. Sengupta, K.R.S. Iyengar, V.K. Chari, Charles Altieri, Peter Lamarque, Martin Jay, Jonathan Culler, Richard Shusterman, Robert Kraut, T.J. Diffey, T.R. Quigley, R.B. Palmer, Keith Keating, and many renowned scholars. JCLA is indexed and abstracted in the MLA International Bibliography, Master List of Periodicals (USA), Ulrich's Directory of Periodicals, CrossRef, EBSCO, ProQuest, and Gale. Celebrated scholars of the time like Rene Wellek, Harold Osborne, Mircea Eliade, Monroe Beardsley, John Hospers, John Fisher, Meyer Abrams, John Boulton and many renowned foreign and Indian scholars were Members of its Editorial Board.