E-ISSN 1658-8355 | ISSN 1658-8363

Critical Studies in Languages and Literature (CSLL) (ISSN 1658-8355) is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by College of Languages at Princess Nourah bintAbudulRuhman University. CSLL is published once a year. It publishes high-quality, original and state-of-the-art works that may be theoretical or empirical. Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of topics that fall within the scope of the CSLL. Other non-listed topics that fall within the general umbrella are also of interest to the Journal:

Theoretical English linguistics

Cognitive linguistics

Comparative linguistics

Computational linguistics


 Translation studies


Discourse analysis


The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free to access and download.


2021, Vol: 1, Issue: 2

CSLL. Year: 2021, Volume: 1

    Original Research
  • Philosophizing 9/11: Baudrillard, Zizek, and Virilio
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 103-122
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1589396056

  • Original Research
  • Escaping Reality: a psychoanalytic study of Earnest Hemingway's ''The Snows of Kilimanjaro''
    Asmaa Sayel Al-Talafih
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 97-102
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1524059673

  • Original Research
  • The sufferings of females with Paul Morel in Lawrence's “sons and lovers”
    Fahim Cheffat Salman, Sazul Yana Sanif
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 91-96
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1581060802

  • Original Research
  • An Effective Method for Demonstrating the Constraints on Word-Combinations in English
    Eseel Alsammarraie
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 68-90
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1515384358

  • Original Research
  • A Comparative Study between the Conventional Feedback on EFL Academic Writing and the Computer-mediated Feedback among Saudi Teachers and Students in Universities
    Nouf Obaid Althoubiti
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 48-67
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1547925750

  • Original Research
  • The Effect of Mobile-application Use on Vocabulary Depth and Breadth
    Mona Ahmed Massoud
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 26-27
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1546263203

  • Original Research
  • The literary hero and the types of heroes in modern Russian literature of the XXI century
    Madinabonu Akhmedova, Saodat Kamilova
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 19-25
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1593707831

  • Original Research
  • Towards a Theory on Qur'an Translation: Re-Thinking Equivalence
    Zubaidah M Kheir Ereksoussi
    CSLL. 2021; 1(2): 1-18
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/CSLL.1618245183