Asian Englishes: Beyond the Canon

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Hong Kong University Press, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 333 pages
This book provides crucial reading for students and researchers of world Englishes. It is an insightful and provocative study of the forms and functions of English in Asia, its acculturation and nativization, and the innovative dimensions of Asian creativity. It contextualizes a variety of theoretical, applied and ideological issues with refreshing interpretations and reevaluations and can be used both as a classroom text and a resource volume.

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Asian Englishes
9
South Asian schizophrenia
29
The Japanese agony
73
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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 at Urbana-Champaign.

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