Postcolonial English: Varieties around the World

Postcolonial English: Varieties around the World

by Edgar W. Schneider
     
 

An account of the spread and diversification of postcolonial English worldwide, first published in 2007.See more details below

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An account of the spread and diversification of postcolonial English worldwide, first published in 2007.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831406
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Charting the territory: postcolonial English as a field of linguistic investigation; 3. The evolution of postcolonial English: the dynamic model; 4. Linguistic aspects of nativization; 5. Countries along the cycle: case studies; 6. The cycle in hindsight: the emergence of American English; 7. Conclusion.

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