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 2 (2017)

Edited by Stephen Donovan and Leonard Driscoll

Table of Contents


Introduction - Special Issue: The Imperial Short Story PDF
Stephen Donovan, Leonard Driscoll 1-11
Othering Ourselves: Re-reading Rudyard Kipling and ‘The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes’ (1885) PDF
Simon Frost 12-32
‘The Man Who Would Be King’ (1888): Rudyard Kipling’s Last Imperial Story PDF
Richard Ambrosini 33-53
John Buchan’s Short Stories of Empire: The Indian Protagonist of ‘A Lucid Interval’ (1910) PDF
Kate Macdonald 54-85
Children of Empire: Rereading Katherine Mansfield’s ‘How Pearl Button was Kidnapped’ (1912) PDF
Roslyn Jolly 86-107
Restoring the Lost Empire: Egyptian Archaeology and Imperial Nostalgia in H. Rider Haggard’s ‘Smith and the Pharaohs’ (1912) PDF
Leonard Driscoll 108-128
Love on the Veldt: Romance and Ideology in Gertrude Page’s ‘A Terror That Saved’ (1912) PDF
Stephen Donovan 129-154


About the Contributors PDF
Volume 16 Issue 2 155-156