Asian Englishes Beyond the Canon

Asian Englishes Beyond the Canon

by Braj B. Kachru
     
 

ISBN-10: 9622096654

ISBN-13: 9789622096653

Pub. Date: 03/08/2005

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

This book provides crucial reading for students and researchers of world Englishes. It is an insightful and provocative study of the forms and functions of English in Asia, its acculturation and nativization, and the innovative dimensions of Asian creativity.

Overview

This book provides crucial reading for students and researchers of world Englishes. It is an insightful and provocative study of the forms and functions of English in Asia, its acculturation and nativization, and the innovative dimensions of Asian creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622096653
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
03/08/2005
Series:
Asian Englishes Today Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsSeries editor's prefacePrefaceAcknowledgementsPhonetic symbols and transcriptionMap of Greater Asia1. Introduction: Anglophone AsiaPart I: Contexts2. Asian Englishes3. South Asian schizophrenia4. Past imperfect: The Japanese agonyPart II: Convergence5. Englishization: Asia and beyond6. The absent voicesPart III: Mantras7. Medium and mantra8. Talking back and writing backPart IV: Predator9. Killer or accessory to murder?Part V: Pedagogy10. Contexts of pedagogy and identityPart VI: Afterword11. Present tense: Making sense of Anglophone AsiaNotesBibliographyIndex

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