Contemporary Literature
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Contemporary Literature

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00107484, 15489949
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
History: 2002-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Contemporary Literature publishes scholarly essays on contemporary writing in English interviews with established and emerging authors and reviews of recent critical books in the field. The journal welcomes articles on multiple genres including poetry the novel drama creative nonfiction new media and digital literature and graphic narrative. Contemporary Literature published the first articles on Thomas Pynchon and Susan Howe and the first interviews with Margaret Drabble and Don DeLillo it also helped to introduce Kazuo Ishiguro Eavan Boland and J. M. Coetzee to American readers. As a forum for discussing issues animating the range of contemporary literary studies Contemporary Literature features the full diversity of critical practices. The editors seek articles that frame their analysis of texts within larger literary historical theoretical or cultural debates.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Contemporary Literature
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.114 0.091 0.071
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.13 0.086 0.189
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.143 0.41 0.393
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.133 0.128 0.174
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.114 0.246 0.214
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.385 0.364 0.318
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.306 0.324 0.461
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.224 0.6 0.624
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.132 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.1 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.151 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.146 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.146 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.07 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.289 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.073 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.205 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.05 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.119 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.125 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History