Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

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Routledge, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 216 pages
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Winner of the AAAL Book Award 2015
Winner of the Modern Language Association's Thirty-Third Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize
Winner of the BAAL Book Prize 2014

Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relationsintroduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual studies, sociolinguistics, and new literacy studies to articulate a new perspective on this area. Canagarajah argues that multilinguals merge their own languages and values into English, which opens up various negotiation strategies that help them decode other unique varieties of English and construct new norms.

Incisive and groundbreaking, this will be essential reading for anyone interested in multilingualism, world Englishes and intercultural communication.

 

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 THEORIZING TRANSLINGUAL PRACTICE
19
3 RECOVERING TRANSLINGUAL PRACTICES
35
4 ENGLISH AS TRANSLINGUAL
56
5 TRANSLINGUAL NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES
76
6 PLURALIZING ACADEMIC WRITING
108
7 NEGOTIATING TRANSLINGUAL LITERACY
127
8 RECONFIGURING TRANSLOCAL SPACES
153
9 DEVELOPING PERFORMATIVE COMPETENCE
173
10 TOWARD A DIALOGICAL COSMOPOLITANISM
193
NOTES
203
BIBLIOGRAPHY
205
INDEX
214
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Canagarajah is Associate Professor, Baruch College, City University of New York.

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