English Language and Literature Studies

English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal. ELLS is published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education in both print and online versions. ELLS is striving to provide the best platform for researchers and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: literature written in the English language, English linguistics, translation studies and related areas.

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2014: Articles Received: 131; Accepted: 75; Rejected: 52; Published: 48; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 36; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 10; Published: 15; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 10; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 22; Accepted: 21; Rejected: 13; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 48; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 19; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 42; Published: 55; Retracted: 0




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First within a week after the final draft completed.


Each paper published in English Language and Literature Studies is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.







Recruitment for Reviewers

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at http://ccsenet.org/web/reviewer.html and e-mail the completed application form to ells@ccsenet.org  
Posted: 2014-02-18

Call for Manuscripts


English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is quarterly published in March, June, September and December by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The editorial board welcomes original manuscripts on English language and literature.

You can submit your work as an email attachment to: ells@ccsenet.org
Or submit manuscripts online at http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ells/about/submissions

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the editor at: ells@ccsenet.org

Posted: 2014-02-18
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Vol 4, No 4 (2014)

English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 2014

Table of Contents


Modern Detective Fiction as a Site of Mourning and Remembrance, and the Importance of Acknowledgement: World War One and the Case of Inspector Ian Rutledge PDF
Jane Mattisson p1
The Problem of Interpreting and Receiving Prešeren's Poem To the Poet PDF
Zoran Božic p8
Stages in Language Acquisition: A Case Study PDF
Jamal Azmi Salim, Momammad Mehawesh p16
Aesthetic Object and Subject in Song Translation PDF
Jian-Sheng Yang p25
Pronunciation Problems: A Case Study of English Language Students at Sudan University of Science and Technology PDF
Elkhair Muhammad Idriss Hassan p31
On the Representations and Subversions of Orientalism in The Hundred Secret Senses PDF
Rui Kong p45
A Research on the Baroque Sensibility of Richard Crashaw’s Poetry PDF
Yi Zheng p50
Analysis on the Affinities between Nathaniel Hawthorn and Pearl in The Scarlet Letter PDF
Yueming Wang p57
An Investigation into English Vocabulary Attrition among College Students of Non-English Majors in Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities PDF
Meihua Wang p62
The Thematic Study of Time in Yeats’s Mystical Man PDF
Shenghua Yang p72
Allied and Alienated: Landscape in Seamus Heaney’s Early Poetry PDF
Yaorong He p79
From Gada Merin to Jesse James: A Comparative Study on the Image of Heroes in Mongolian Horqin Folk Songs and American Western Cowboy Songs PDF
Shuanglian Chen p86
On the Idealized Landscape in Early Yeats PDF
Yue Zhao, Lihui Liu p93
“The New History” in Toni Morrison’s Beloved and the Construction of the Black’s Subjectivity PDF
Gang Xu p100
The Deconstruction of American Myth in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock PDF
Tingting Zhou p108
Reviewer Acknowledgements for English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4 PDF
Alice Ding p113

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