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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2015 Q1: Articles Received: 34; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 11; Published: 19; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 131; Accepted: 75; Rejected: 52; Published: 48; 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 5, No 1 (2015)

English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2015

Table of Contents


“Is All Our Company Here?”: Shakespeare Festivals as Fields of Cultural Production PDF
Dan Kulmala p1
Historicizing Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness: A Critique of King Leopold II’s Colonial Rule PDF
Isam Shihada p13
Bringing ‘India of Darkness’ into Light: A Socio-political Study of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger PDF
Monir A. Choudhury p21
Teaching Translation of Poetry: A Collaborative Approach PDF
Ahmad Mustafa Halimah p26
The Individual Conflict in Lord Byron: Anthropological Reading PDF
Norah Hadi Alsaeed p37
Initiative in the Novel Voices in the City of Anita Desai: Freedom in Life PDF
Imam Alam Khan p42
A Systemic Functional Study of the English Nominal Group as Interpersonal and Textual Grammatical Metaphor PDF
Manliang Li p47
The Survival of a Woman: A Feminist Approach to Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner PDF
Ya Long p57
Empirical Study on Morphological Errors of Mongolian Learners in English Writing PDF
Xiaoli Bao p62
Reflections of Egyptian Society in the Campus Fiction: A Study of Radwa Ashour’s Specters PDF
Ashraf Ibrahim Zidan p70
The Politics of Space and Language: Demythologizing the Black Community in Harper’s Iola Leroy PDF
Majid Salem Mgamis p78
Pythagorean Cosmology in The Dead PDF
Shenghua Yang p86
The Impacts of Wars on Earnest Hemingway’s Works PDF
Jing Li p91
The Depiction of True and Pure Love in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre PDF
Ali Albashir Mohammed Al-Haj p97
The Teaching Reform of Strategies and Skills in Perspective of English Reading: A Case Study of Chinese Mongolian Students PDF
Lili Zhao p102
The Role of Literature in Enhancing Creative Writing from Teachers’ Perspectives PDF
Ahmed Abdalla Saeed Adam, Yousif Omer Babiker p109
An Action Research on College English Teaching Aiming at Improving Students’ Intercultural Consciousness PDF
Ji-Nan Jia p119
The Inheritance of Loss—Tracing Hallucinatory Realism in Mo Yan’s Novels PDF
Wen-Jing Zhai p127
An Analysis of That Deadman Dance from the Perspective of Eco-criticism PDF
Weiwei Wang, Hongwei Li p131
Reviewer Acknowledgements for English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1 PDF
Alice Ding p137

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