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.

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Vol 16, No 3 (2017)

Table of Contents


Meaning and trade in some early modern Spanish and English emblems PDF
Jesús López-Peláez Casellas 1-36
The grotesque body in Ian McEwan’s short stories PDF
Nahid Shahbazi Moghadam, Arbaayah Ali Termizi 37-59
“This is an age for news”: A corpus-based analysis of the word NEW(E)S in the spoken discourse of Early Modern English society (1560-1760) PDF
Elisabetta Cecconi 60-83
Genre and change in the Corpus of History English Texts PDF
Isabel Moskowich 84-106
Foreign accent, cognitive load and intelligibility of EMI lectures PDF
Christian Jensen, Jacob Thøgersen 107-137


Review of Berberich, Christine, Neil Campbell and Roberts Hudson (eds.) 2015. Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life: Memory, Place and the Senses. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing. PDF
Zita Farkas 138-142
Review of Wierzbicka, Anna. 2014. Imprisoned in English. The Hazards of English as a Default Language. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. PDF
Barbara Nowosielska 143-150
Review of Fuchs, Robert. 2016. Speech Rhythm in Varieties of English. Evidence from Educated Indian English and British English. Cham: Springer International Publishing. PDF
Eivind Nessa Torgersen 151-155
Review of Dimova, Slobodanka, Anna Kristina Hultgren and Christian Jensen (eds). 2015. English-medium Instruction in European Higher Education. Berlin: De Gruyter PDF
Alessandra Molino 156-160
Review of Wang, Yang. 2016. The Idiom Principle and L1 Influence. A Contrastive Learner-corpus Study of Delexical Verb + Noun Collocations. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. PDF
Sylvi Rørvik 161-167