From Theory to Practice 2015: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Anglophone Studies

September 3–4, 2015
Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic

Edited by Gregory Jason Bell and Katarína Nemčoková.
Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně, 2016.
ISBN 978-80-7454-633-4

Book Series: Zlín Proceedings in Humanities, volume 7.
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


Literature and Cultural Studies

Experientiality, Specificity and Embodiment in the Lyric [text]
Eva Zettelmann

Introductions and Identification Chains in Ian McEwan’s Novels [text]
Eva Sedláková

Going Backwards?: The Welfare Agenda of David Cameron’s Government from a Historical Perspective [text]
Alice Tihelková

Entrapment as Status Quo in A. L. Kennedy’s Fiction [text]
Ema Jelínková

“Might Is Right”?: Colonisation as a Historical Fact and Literary Metaphor in Irvine Welsh’s Marabou Stork Nightmares [text]
Markéta Gregorová

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o’s Language(s) of African Literature [text]
Ryszard W. Wolny

Creating Identities according to Diana Abu-Jaber’s Arab American Literary Recipes [text]
Zuzana Tabačková

Experiencing Immigration and its Economic and Emotional Fallout in Selected Works of Hispanic American Literature [text]
Magdalena Hanusková

The Vanished World of Jews: Melvin Jules Bukiet’s Stories of an Imaginary Childhood [text]
Stanislav Kolář

The Role of Nature in Willa Cather’s My Ántonia [text]
Hana Stoklasová

The Concept of “Station” in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Headsman [text]
Michal Peprník

“The Slave-Holders in This Country Are Men of Kind and Humane Tempers”: Antebellum Plantation Romances and the Plantation Legend [text]
Jozef Pecina

“Strange” Southern Families of Choice in Percival Everett’s Walk Me to the Distance and Dori Sanders’s Clover: A Novel [text]
Lada Homolová


On Bare Infinitives in English [text]
Ludmila Veselovská

Exponents of the Third Person Singular Present Tense Morpheme in English: A Case Study of Jonathan Swift [text]
Lucie Langerová

The Syntax and Polarity Sensitivity of “Degree” Pseudo-Partitive Constructions in Romanian: Oleacă de/un pic de [text]
Mihaela Zamfirescu, Mihaela Tănase-Dogaru

Linking Adverbials in Academic Discourse: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Student Writing and Published English [text]
Andrea Ryšavá

Conventional and Creative Hyperbolic Expressions in the Language of an American Television Series [text]
Barbora Thiella

Power and Gender in Humanitarian Discourse [text]
Hana Čechová

Sensing in Interventionist Discourse [text]
Marek Hampl

Technology-Related Neologisms and Their Word-Formation Tendencies [text]
Ľuboš Dudík