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 1 (2017): Special Issue: Texts from Speech and Speech in Texts

Edited by Terry Walker and Merja Kytö

Table of Contents


Introduction - Special Issue: Texts from Speech and Speech in Texts PDF
Terry Walker, Merja Kytö 1-6
Voices in Medieval History Writing PDF
Claudia Claridge 7-40
Description, Evaluation and Stance: Exploring the Forms and Functions of Speech Descriptors in Early Modern English PDF
Peter J. Grund 41-73
Structural and Sociolinguistic Factors Conditioning the Choice of Relativizers in Late Modern English: A Diachronic Study Based on the Old Bailey Corpus PDF
Magnus Huber 74-119
Meta-Communicative Expressions and Situational Variation of Stance Marking: I say and I tell (you) in Early Modern English Dialogues PDF
Daniela Landert 120-144
Curses or Threats? Debating the Power of Witches’ Words in 17th-Century Scottish Courtrooms PDF
Magdalena Leitner 145-170
“So moche ye owe me”: Speech-Like Representation in Caxton’s Dialogues in French and English PDF
Colette Moore 171-189
Speech, Texts, and Choices from the Modal System: Mood Distribution in Old English Sermons PDF
Tanja Rütten 190-213
For I am woorthyer by muche then he: The Functions of First Person Singular Utterances in Early Modern English Debate Verse PDF
Hanna Salmi 214-243
Periphrastic do in English Witness Depositions 1560– 1760 PDF
Anders Söderlund 244-277