A Bibliometric Overview of Orbis Litterarum from 1983 to 2020

Orbis Litterarum, bibliometric study, bibliometrix, Web of Science, data.


  • Shuyue Zhang School of Foreign Studies, Jingzhou College, Jingzhou, China
  • Feng Wang
    College of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu, China
March 26, 2023


Orbis Litterarum is an international journal devoted to the study of European, American and related literature. This study analyzes the journal publications from 1983 to 2020 in a bibliometric approach after extracting bibliography data from the Web of Science database. The study covered all the published articles of Orbis Litterarum from 1983 until 2020, aiming to inform readers and researchers about the journal with both quantitative and qualitative data. The bibliometric study includes the most cited sources, top contributing countries, universities and authors, research fields and publication dynamics. Hopefully, it may help researchers to optimize their research decisions for in-depth studies on literary scholarship, criticism and theory.