Postcolonial English : varieties around the world (Book, 2009) [Portland Community College Library]
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Postcolonial English : varieties around the world

Author: Edgar W Schneider
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge approaches to language contact
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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The global spread of English has resulted in a diverse range of postcolonial varieties in many countries around the world. Postcolonial English provides a clear and original account of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar W Schneider
ISBN: 0521831407 9780521831406 0521539013 9780521539012
OCLC Number: 642977896
Description: XVI, 367 Seiten : Diagramme, Karten ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Charting the territory: postcolonial English as a field of linguistic investigation; 3. The evolution of postcolonial English: the dynamic model; 4. Linguistic aspects of nativization; 5. Countries along the cycle: case studies; 6. The cycle in hindsight: the emergence of American English; 7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge approaches to language contact
Responsibility: Edgar W. Schneider.
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