Englishes Around the World: Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia: Studies in Honor of Manfred Gorlach

Englishes Around the World: Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia: Studies in Honor of Manfred Gorlach

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Englishes Around the World: Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia: Studies in Honor of Manfred Gorlach by Edgar W. Schneider, Dennis R. Craig, Lilith M. Haynes, Peter L. Patrick

The two volumes of Englishes around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Görlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World. The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Görlach has helped to build and shape. Volume 2 of Englishes Around the World presents studies of so-called “New Englishes”, post-colonial varieties as spoken predominantly in countries of the former British Empire. There are five contributions on the Caribbean (covering Jamaica, Guyana, and Trinidad), five articles on Africa (South Africa, East Africa, and Nigeria), six studies of English in Asian countries (Japan, the Philippines, India, Singapore, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea), and six papers on Australia and New Zealand. Topics covered range from sociohistorical causes and processes, the nativization of English in different countries, or the expression of individual identities by means of the English language through structural descriptions to sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic, lexicographic, pragmatic, stylistic, and other matters. The articles in the respective sections are written by D.R. Craig, L.M. Haynes, P.L. Patrick, K. Shields-Brodber, and L. Winer; A Banjo, V. de Klerk, R. Mesthrie, J. Schmied, and P. Silva; R.W. Bailey, R. Begum and T. Kandiah, A. Gonzalez, R.R. Mehrotra, P. Mühlhäusler, and M. Newbrook; L. Bauer, S. Butler, M. Clyne, P. Peters and A. Delbridge, G. Tulloch, and G.W. Turner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556197161
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/01/1997
Series: Varieties of English Around the World Series
Pages: 365
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.04(d)

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