The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes
(Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics.)
Kirkpatrick, Andy (EDT)
704 p. ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Choice Reviews 2011 February
New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2010. Among the key themes covered are the development of English as a lingua franca among speakers for whom English is a common but not first language, the parallel development of English as a medium of instruction in educational institutions throughout the world and the role of English as the international language of scholarship and scholarly publishing, as well as the development of 'computer-mediated' Englishes, including 'cyberprose'.
Offers an introduction to the study of world Englishes. This handbook covers historical perspectives, core issues and topics and debates which provide an overview of the field taking into account the new directions in which the discipline is heading. It is suitable for postgraduate students of applied linguistics.
Table of Contents
Introduction Andy Kirkpatrick Section 1 Historical Perspectives and 'Traditional' Englishes 1. Standardized English: The History of the Earlier Circles Daniel R. Davis 2. Grammatical Variation in the Contemporary Spoken English of England David Britain 3. Phonological Innovation in Contemporary Spoken English Gerry Docherty 4. The Englishes of Ireland: Emergence and Transportation Raymond Hickey 5. The Development of Standard American English Bill Kretzschmar 6. The Englishes of Canada Stephen Levey 7. English in Australia Kate Burridge 8. The Englishes of New Zealand: Migrant and Maori Margaret Maclagan Section 2: Regional Varieties 9. The development of the English language in India Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee 10. Sri Lankan Englishes Dushyanthi Mendis and Harshana Rumbukwella 11. East and West African Englishes: Differences and Commonalities Hans-Georg Wolf 12. The Development of English in Botswana: Language Policy and Education Birgit Smieja and Joyce T. Mathangwane 13. Singaporean and Malaysian Englishes: Differences and Similarities Low Ee Ling 14. Periphery ELT: The Policy and Practice of English Teaching in the Philippines Isabel Martin 15. East Asian Englishes: Japan and Korea Yuko Takeshita 16. Chinese Englishes: A Future Power? Marc Xu Zhichang 17. Slavic Englishes: Education or Culture? Zoya Proshina 18. West Indian Englishes: An Introduction to Literature Written in Selected Varieties Hazel Simmons-McDonald 19. English and English Teaching in Colombia: Tensions and Possibilities in the Expanding Circle Adriana Gonzalez Section Three: Emerging Trends and Themes 20. Lingua Franca English - the European Context Barbara Seidlhofer 21. Developmental Patterns of English: Similar or Different? Edgar Schneider 22. Variation Across Englishes: Phonology David Deterding 23. Variation Across Englishes: Syntax Bernd Kortmann 24. Mixed Codes and /or Varieties of English? James McLellan 25. Semantics and Pragmatic Conceptualisations Within An Emerging Variety: Persian English Farzad Sharifian Section 4: Contemporary Contexts, Functions and Variables 26. 'In Defence of Foreigness' Ha Jin 27. 'Writing in Englishes' Tope Omoniyi 28. On-line Englishes Mark Warschauer, Rebecca Black, and Yen-Lin Chou 29. The Englishes of Business Catherine Nickerson 30. Englishes in Advertising Azirah Hashi 31. The Englishes of Popular Cultures Andrew Moody 32. Thank You for Calling: Asian Englishes and 'Native-like' Performance in Asian Call Centres Kingsley Bolton Section 5: Debates and Pedagogical Implications 33. Which Norms in Everyday Practice - and Why? Ruanni Tupas 34. Construing Meaning in World Englishes Ahmar Mahboob 35. Which Test of Which English and Why? Brian Tomlinson 36. When Does An Unconventional Form Become an Innovation? David CS Li 37. Academic Englishes: A Standardised Knowledge? Anna Mauranen, Carmen Perez-Llantada and John M. Swales 38. Which Language: When and Why? Augustin Simo Bobda Section 6: The Future 39. The Future of Englishes: One, Many or None? Alastair Pennycook