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Postcolonial English: Varieties around the World
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 ofExpand
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The Dynamics of New Englishes: From Identity Construction to Dialect Birth
So-called NEW ENGLISHES, distinct forms of English which have emerged in postcolonial settings and countries around the globe, have typically been regarded individually, as unique varieties shaped byExpand
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Sociolinguistic Theory: Linguistic Variation and Its Social Significance
Whenever a new textbook appears in an embattled market segment, one of the main questions to ask is how it compares with its established competitors and whether it is sufficiently distinct andExpand
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Postcolonial English: Contents
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A handbook of varieties of English : a multimedia reference tool
The Handbook is by far the most thorough reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world. Expand
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Malaysian English: phonology
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Evolutionary Patterns of New Englishes and the Special Case of Malaysian English
Abstract This article presents a model which argues that a fundamentally uniform developmental process, shaped by consistent historical, sociolinguistic and language-contact conditions, has operatedExpand
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English Around the World: Introduction
The global spread of English has had widespread linguistic, social, and cultural implications, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world. Expand
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