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 15, No 2 (2016): Fact or fiction? Studies in honour of Solveig Granath

Edited by Elisabeth Wennö, Marie Tåqvist, Peter Wikström, & Johan Wijkmark

Table of Contents

Articles

Foreword PDF
Elisabeth Wennö i-v
‘Hreran mid hondum hrimcealde sæ’: On verb attraction in Old English PDF
Nils-Lennart Johannesson 1-18
Iniesta passed and Messi finished clinically: Football verbs and transitivity PDF
Gunnar Bergh, Sölve Ohlander 19-38
Every 3 in OED: A grammatically neglected determiner PDF
Arne Olofsson 39-46
Refugee or migrant? What corpora can tell PDF
Ylva Berglund Prytz 47-61
A proposed method of clarifying the meaning of contentious political-cultural words: The case of country and nation PDF
Mats Mobärg 62-77
‘You’re absolutely welcome, thanks for the ear’: The use of absolutely in American soap operas PDF
Karin Aijmer 78-94
Conditional clauses in novice academic English: A comparison of Norwegian learners and native speakers PDF
Hilde Hasselgård 95-112
Equity in L2 English oral assessment: Criterion-based facts or works of fiction? PDF
Erica Sandlund, Pia Sundqvist 113-131
The fact of metafiction in nineteenth-century American children’s literature: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s A Wonder Book and Elizabeth Stoddard’s Lolly Dinks’s Doings PDF
Maria Holmgren Troy 132-141
Reading literature rhetorically in education: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Prison-Door’ as an exercise in close reading PDF
Magnus Ullén 142-158
No one is “pro-politically correct”: Positive construals of political correctness in Twitter conversations PDF
Peter Wikström 159-170
Three types of zoological common names and their formation-processes PDF
Philip Shaw 171-187
Translating in and for higher education in Sweden: Some reflections from a practitioner PDF
Thorsten Schröter 188-201
Ex uno plures: A case for monosemy PDF
Michael Wherrity 202-214