From Theory to Practice 2014: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Anglophone Studies

September 4–5, 2014
Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic

Edited by Gregory Jason Bell and Katarína Nemčoková.
Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně, 2015.
ISBN 978-80-7454-538-2

Book Series: Zlín Proceedings in Humanities, volume 6.
Series Editor: Katarína Nemčoková
ISSN 1805-9899

The complete electronic version can be downloaded here. The printed and electronic versions of the proceedings are identical.

Editors’ Note [text]
Gregory Jason Bell and Katarína Nemčoková


The Categorial Status of Infinitives and Gerunds in English and Czech [text]
Ludmila Veselovská and Joseph Embley Emonds

The Degree Expressions Little and Less in the Adjectival/Adverbial Domain [text]
Kamiah Arnaut-Karović

To-Infinitive Clauses in Academic Discourse: Their Use and Classification [text]
Zuzana Kozáčiková

Common Mistakes in the Scientific Prose-Style Writing [text]
Blanka Klímová

The Complex Noun Phrase in Advanced Students’ Writing [text]
Silvie Válková and Jana Kořínková

Gender Strategies in Humanitarian Discourse [text]
Hana Čechová

Gendered Talk: Conversational Dominance and Cooperation in Online Chats [text]
Markéta Johnová

Role Dominance in American Late Night Talk Shows [text]
Lucie Kučerová

Approaching Translation Equivalents: From Referential Analyses to a Word-Field Theory Classification (in Czech and English) [text]
Václav Řeřicha

Literature and Cultural Studies

Neuromancing Singularity: From Cyberpunk to GNR Technologies [text]
Mojca Krevel

Immanent Performances in the Writing of Tim Etchells [text]
Jan Suk

Ideological Readings of Eugene O’Neill’s Plays Anna Christie and Desire Under the Elms in Slovene Theatres before and after World War II [text]
Uroš Mozetič

The American Civil War in Comics [text]
Jozef Pecina

Afro-Pessimism and a Progressive Black Sexual Politics [text]
Karla Kovalová

The Sacred Reflected by the Good: An Evil Dichotomy in Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello [text]
Letitia Goia

The Bildungsroman Problem in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey [text]
Ema Jelínková

Geological Imagination in California Literature [text]
Petr Kopecký

“The Machine in the Garden”: Environmental Concerns in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath [text]
Hana Malíková

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Confronting the World Outside Academia in Don DeLillo’s White Noise and David Lodge’s Nice Work [text]
Petr Anténe