The Alchemy of English: The Spread, Functions, and Models of Non-native Englishes

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University of Illinois Press, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 200 pages
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Contents

Introduction The Alchemy of English
1
Varieties and Functions
17
Institutionalized Varieties
19
A nativized Variety The South Asian Case
33
English in the Bilinguals Code Repertoire
57
Models Norms and Attitudes
81
Regional Norms
83
Native and NonNative Norms
100
Impact and Change
125
American English and other Englishes
127
Englishization and Language Change
147
Contact Creativity and Discourse Strategies
157
The Bilinguals Creativity and Contact Literatures
159
Bibliography
174
Index
191
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New Englishes and Old Models
115

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About the author (1990)

Braj B. Kachru is Center for Advanced Study Professor of Linguistics and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emeritus at the University of Illinois.

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