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.

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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.

Hong Kong University Press

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

1Introduction : Anglophone Asia1
2Asian Englishes9
3South Asian schizophrenia29
4Past imperfect : the Japanese agony73
5Englishization : Asia and beyond99
6The absent voices121
7Medium and mantra137
8Talking back and writing back155
9Killer or accessory to murder?165
10Contexts of pedagogy and identity187
11Present tense : making sense of Anglophone Asia205

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