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 17, No 2 (2018)

Table of Contents


Tracking the Transnational Trickster: Gary Shteyngart and His Protagonists PDF
Martyna Bryla 1-28
Sleeping together: Antiquarianism, anti-naturalism and Kate Colby’s narco-poetics PDF
João Paulo Guimarães 29-49
Sailing between ‘comprehensible forms’: The Danish translations of neologisms in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick PDF
Ida Klitgård 50-70
A typology of English borrowings in Norwegian PDF
Anne Mette Sunde 71-115
Intensifiers in MLE: New trends and developments PDF
Paloma Núñez-Pertejo, Ignacio Palacios-Martínez 116-155
Exploring if/whether variation in subordinate interrogatives PDF
Cristina Lastres-López 156-181
At the interface between Contrastive Analysis and Learner Corpus Research: A parallel contrastive approach PDF
Hilde Hasselgård, Signe Oksefjell Ebeling 182-214
Students’ Perspectives on English Medium Instruction: A Survey-based Study at a Norwegian University PDF
Trude Bukve 215-242


Review of Gymnich, Marion, Barbara Puschmann-Nalenz, Gerold Sedlmayr, and Dirk Vanderbeke (eds.) 2018. The Orphan in Fiction and Comics Since the 19th Century. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. PDF
Elizabeth Kella 243-246
Review of Egan, Thomas and Dirdal, Hildegunn (eds). 2017. Cross-linguistic Correspondences: From Lexis to Genre. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Studies in Language Companion Series 191 PDF
Annelie Ädel 247-254