Johan Elsness

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Tags: English language, Corpus linguistics, Tense and aspect

Publications

  • Elsness, Johan (2016). English in South Africa: the case of past-referring verb forms. In Lopez-Couso, Maria Jose; Méndez-Naya, Belén; Núñez-Pertejo, Paloma & Palacios-Martínez, Ignacio M. (Ed.), Corpus linguistics on the move: Exploring and understanding English through corpora.. Brill Academic Publishers. ISSN 9789004308077. p. 179–203. doi: 10.1163/9789004321342_010
  • Elsness, Johan (2014). The present perfect and the preterite in Late Modern and Contemporary English: a longitudinal look. In Davidse, Kristin; Gentens, Caroline; Ghesquière, Lobke & Vandelanotte, Lieven (Ed.), Corpus Interrogation and Grammatical Patterns. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISSN 9789027203717. p. 81–103. doi: 10.1075/scl.63.08els
  • Elsness, Johan (2014). Clausal modifiers in noun phrases: a comparison of English and Norwegian based on the Oslo Multilingual Corpus. Oslo Studies in Language (OSLa). ISSN 1890-9639. 6(1), p. 91–118. doi: 10.5617/osla.718
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). Gender, culture and language: Evidence from language corpora about the development of cultural differences between English-speaking countries. In Andersen, Gisle & Bech, Kristin (Ed.), English corpus linguistics : variation in time, space and genre : selected papers from ICAME 32. Brill|Rodopi. ISSN 978-90-420-3679-6. p. 113–137. doi: 10.1163/9789401209403_008
  • Elsness, Johan (2009). The present perfect and the preterite. In Rohdenburg, Günter & Schlüter, Julia (Ed.), One language, two grammars? Differences between British and American English. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 978-0-521-18396-3. p. 228–245.
  • Elsness, Johan (2009). The present perfect and the preterite. In Rohdenburg, Günter & Schlüter, Julia (Ed.), One language, two grammars? Differences between British and American English. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9780521872195. p. 228–245.
  • Elsness, Johan (2009). The perfect and the preterite in Australian and New Zealand English. In Peters, Pam; Collins, Peter & Smith, Adam (Ed.), Comparative studies in Australian and New Zealand English: Grammar and beyond. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISSN 978-90-272-4899-2. p. 89–114.
  • Elsness, Johan (2003). A contrastive look at the present perfect/preterite opposition in English and Norwegian. Languages in Contrast: International Journal for Contrastive Linguistics. ISSN 1387-6759. 3(1), p. 3–40.
  • Elsness, Johan (2002). American English, in a very broad perspective (med omtale av Gunnel Tottie, An introduction to American English). Nordic Journal of English Studies (NJES). ISSN 1502-7694. 1(2), p. 299–316.
  • Elsness, Johan (1994). On the progression of the progressive in early Modern English. ICAME Journal. ISSN 0801-5775. 18, p. 5–25.
  • Elsness, Johan (1990). The present perfect in American and British English: Some results from an elicitation test. In Caie, Graham; Haastrup, Kirsten; Jakobsen, Arnt Lykke; Nielsen, Jørgen Erik; Sevaldsen, Jørgen & Specht, Henrik (Ed.), Proceedings from the Fourth Nordic Conference for English Studies. Københavns Universitet. p. 169–178.
  • Elsness, Johan (1989). The English present perfect: Has it seen its best days? In Breivik, Leiv Egil; Hille, Arnoldus & Johansson, Stig (Ed.), Essays on English language in honour of Bertil Sundby. Novus, Oslo. p. 95–106.
  • Elsness, Johan (1984). That or zero? A look at the choice of object clause connective in a corpus of American English. English Studies: A Journal of English Language. ISSN 0013-838X. 65, p. 519–533.
  • Elsness, Johan (1984). The preterite and the perfect in BBC news bulletins: The case for a text linguistic approach. In Ringbom, Håkan & Rissanen, Matti (Ed.), Proceedings from the Second Nordic Conference for English Studies. Åbo. p. 159–171.
  • Elsness, Johan (1982). That v. zero connective in English nominal clauses. ICAME News. ISSN 0800-6806. 6, p. 1–45.
  • Elsness, Johan (1981). On the syntactic and semantic functions of that-clauses. In Johansson, Stig & Tysdahl, Bjørn (Ed.), Papers from the First Nordic Conference for English Studies. Britisk institutt, Oslo. p. 281–303.

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  • Elsness, Johan (1997). The perfect and the preterite in contemporary and earlier English. De Gruyter Mouton. ISBN 3-11-014686-X. 449 p.

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  • Elsness, Johan (2018). Review of Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez-Gómez (eds.), Re-assessing the present perfect (Topics in English Linguistics 91) Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2016. Pp. x + 353. ISBN 9783110443110. English Language and Linguistics. ISSN 1360-6743. doi: 10.1017/S1360674318000047
  • Elsness, Johan (2016). Past time in English, Norwegian and German (with a side glance at Swedish [and Danish]).
  • Elsness, Johan (2014). Past-referring verb constructions in English, Norwegian and German: a contrastive look.
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). The study of English as an international language: possibilities and methods.
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). The postmodifying structure of noun phrases: a contrastive study of English and Norwegian.
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). Clausal modifiers in noun phrases:a comparison of English and Norwegianbased on the Oslo Multilingual Corpus.
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). English in South Africa: the case of past-referring verb forms.
  • Elsness, Johan (2013). Tense and aspect in the antipodean Englishes: Methods and results.
  • Elsness, Johan (2012). Two for the price of one: on the history of the English progressive.
  • Elsness, Johan (2012). The present perfect in late Modern English: A longitudinal look.
  • Elsness, Johan (2011). Language and culture: On evidence from language corpora about the development of cultural differences between English-speaking countries.
  • Elsness, Johan (2011). Grammaticalisation in the verb phrase: the case of the English progressive.
  • Elsness, Johan (2010). Language and culture.
  • Elsness, Johan (2008). Language and culture: What electronic corpora can tell us about Britain and the United States. British Politics Review. ISSN 1890-4505. 3(4), p. 10–11.
  • Elsness, Johan (2007). Tense and aspect at the crossroads: The present perfect/preterite distinction in Australian and other varieties of English.
  • Elsness, Johan (2004). English Down Under.
  • Elsness, Johan (2004). Colonial lead? On the development of the present perfect/preterite opposition in American and British English.
  • Elsness, Johan (2004). Divided by a common language - Noen forskjeller mellom amerikansk og britisk engelsk som norske oversettere bør være oppmerksomme på.
  • Elsness, Johan (2004). English and English Studies in Australia.
  • Elsness, Johan (2003). Nyttig innføring i amerikansk engelsk (anmeldelse av Gunnel Tottie: Introduction to American English). Utdanning. ISSN 1502-9778.
  • Elsness, Johan (2003). They all eat tomatoes: On differences between American and British English.
  • Elsness, Johan (2002). Moderne middelalder. Chaucers Canterbury Tales i norsk gjendiktning. St. Olav : Katolsk tidsskrift for religion og kultur. ISSN 0802-6726. 114(6/7), p. 16–18.
  • Elsness, Johan (2002). They all eat tomatoes: On differences between American and British English.
  • Elsness, Johan (2001). Oversettelse og interferens: Distribusjonen mellom perfektum og preteritum i engelsk og norsk. (Foredrag for Forum for Flerspråklig Forskning, Språk i Kontrast, UiO, 8. november 2001.).
  • Elsness, Johan (1998). Evaluation of English Studies in Norway.
  • Elsness, Johan (1998). The perfect and the preterite in English and Norwegian: Some impressions from the English-Norwegian Parallel Corpus.
  • Elsness, Johan (1997). Underhusvalget i Storbritannia: New Labours store sjanse? [Radio]. Oslo : Radio Nova.
  • Elsness, Johan (1997). Underhusvalget i Storbritannia.
  • Elsness, Johan (1995). American and British English: What is the difference?
  • Elsness, Johan (1995). American and British English - more than a difference of accent!
  • Elsness, Johan (1994). Coming of age as an independent verb form: On the history of the present perfect in English.
  • Elsness, Johan (1993). Kampen om det politiske initiativet. Kronikk om Margaret Thatcher: "The Downing Street Years". Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Elsness, Johan (1993). American and British English: More than a difference of accent?
  • Elsness, Johan (1992). The progressive and other aspects of the English verb: Anything new?
  • Elsness, Johan (1982). Skrift, tale og normering. Språknytt. ISSN 0333-3825. 10(4), p. 1–3.
  • Elsness, Johan (1982). Sprog og dialekt, skrift og tale. Kronikk. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Elsness, Johan (1991). The perfect and the preterite. The expression of past time in contemporary and earlier English. Universitetet i Oslo.

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