Asian Englishes: beyond the canon
"The Asian region comprises the largest English-knowing population in the world: the estimated users of English in India and China alone number over 533 million. This book is an insightful and provocative study of the users and uses of English in Asia, its acculturation, nativization, and innovative dimension of Asian creativity. It contextualizes a variety of theoretical, applied, and ideological issues with refreshing interpretations and re-evaluations. The book also includes an extensive bibliography representing pedagogical, theoretical, and historical resources."
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acculturation African American Anglophone Asia articulated Asia and Africa attitude attitudinal basilect bilingual Braj British canons colonial communication concept concerns constructs contact linguistics debate discourse distinct dominant earlier Edited Edwin Thumboo eikaiwa emphasis added endangered languages English in Asia English in South English language example genres Hindi hybridity identity ideological India Indian English initiated Inner Circle innovations institutionalized interactional contexts issues Japan Japanese Kachru Kahane Kanthapura Kashmiri language policies lexical items lingua franca literary creativity major Malaysia mantra McArthur medium methodology multilingual native speaker non-native Outer Circle Pakistan paradigms pedagogical perspectives Phillipson political pragmatic questions Raja Rao Rao's reference region repertoire role of English Rushdie Sanskrit says Singapore Singaporean Singlish social societies sociolinguistic South Asian English South Asian languages Sri Lanka studies stylistic subcontinent teaching Thumboo tradition Urdu users varieties of English various words world Englishes writers