Nordic Journal of English Studies

The Nordic Journal of English Studies (NJES) is associated with the Nordic Association of English Studies and is published two to three times a year. NJES publishes articles on the English language and literatures in English. It welcomes special issues on different themes of topical interest. The journal has a review section where we draw special attention to works published in the Nordic countries. The journal is peer-reviewed and listed in the MLA, EBSCO, Elsevier, Cengage and ERIH databases. ISSN: 1654-6970.

Submission Guidelines

Vol 15, No 4 (2016)

Table of Contents


‘Not one word of it made any sense’: Hyperbolic synecdoche in the British National Corpus PDF
Annelie Ädel 1-23
Competent non-native users of English? Requestive behavior of Norwegian EFL teachers PDF
Anna Krulatz 24-44
Negative intensification in the spoken language of British adults and teenagers: A corpus-based study PDF
Ignacio Miguel Palacios Martínez 45-77
Punctuation patterns in a 17th-century medical manuscript: A corpus-based study of G.U.L. MS 303, Treatise on the Diseases of Women PDF
Soluna Salles-Bernal 78-106
Facts and things: Advanced ESL learners’ use of discourse-organising nouns PDF
Marie Kristin Tåqvist 107-134
Exploring EFL teachers’ use of written instructions and their subsequent verbal instructions for the same tasks PDF
Chau Bao Ha, Phalangchok Wanphet 135-159
Display and referential questions: Effects on student responses PDF
Brenda M. Wright 160-189
‘I have every reason to love England’: Black neo-Victorianism and transatlantic radicalism in Belinda Starling’s The Journal of Dora Damage (2007) PDF
Juan José Martín-González 190-207
Failed patriarchs, familial villains, and slaves to rum: White masculinity on trial in African American mulatta melodrama PDF
Anna Pochmara 208-235
The return of the waste: Author as recycler in Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis PDF
Rasa Rezania, Hossein Pirnajmuddin 236-255