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Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

David Huddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the context of English’s apparent worldwide spread, this book brings together the fields of postcolonial studies and world Englishes, arguing that this is a necessary and long overdue connection. ... More


English as a Cultural Universe

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the concept of “Anglo English” as a shared core of American English, British English, Australian English, and other long established varieties of English. The chapter uses some ... More


Linguistic Diversity and Global Justice

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on global English and its relationship to global inequality. In a major correlational fallacy that misrecognizes the privileges accruing to dominant speakers as privileges ... More


English on the Rise: Access and Resources in Internationalization

Lauren Zentz

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The data presented in this chapter highlight the Indonesian state’s influence on citizens’ access to education as it implements policies that simultaneously aim to secure a national identity through ... More


Global English and the Predicament of Monolingual Multiculturalism

Jeehyun Lim

in Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter five examines the writings of Julia Alvarez and Ha Jin as examples of literary bilingual brokering in the age of global English. As writers of bi-national scope in their writings, Alvarez and ... More


“English,” the Global Lingua Franca?

Thomas Ricento (ed.)

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

This chapter examines the complexity and confusion that the term “global English” has generated in various literatures. The chapter considers the evolution, relevance, and utility of the constructs ... More


Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Thomas Ricento (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

English is the common denominator that unites the work presented in this volume; it provides a focal point to illustrate the ways in which a political economic approach can account for a range of ... More


Languages

David Damrosch

in Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691134994
eISBN:
9780691201283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134994.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts how René Étiemble became a fierce advocate for translation. It analyzes Étiemble's exuberant linguistic range in many of his works, such as Essais de littérature (vraiment) ... More


Neoliberalism as Language Policy

Ingrid Piller and Jinhyun Cho

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

This chapter explores how an economic ideology—neoliberalism—serves as a covert language policy mechanism pushing the global spread of English. The chapter's analysis builds on a case study of the ... More


From English to French: The Making of New Words

Valérie Saugera

in Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter presents a brief history of the contact of French with English, from 18th-century Anglomania to the global English of the turn of the 21st century, in order to contextualize the ... More


Global English and the Limits of Liberalism: Confronting Global Capitalism and Challenges to the Nation-State

Peter Ives

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

Recent years have seen an increased interest from political theorists into questions of language rights, linguistic justice, and language politics. This interest has produced a call for greater ... More


Narratives of Globalization in Language Politics in India

Selma K. Sonntag

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

In 2006, the Karnataka state government in India mandated the official state language, Kannada, as medium of instruction at the primary school level, not only in public schools but in popular ... More


Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

Anna Wierzbicka

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321490
eISBN:
9780199369263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321490.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, English Language

Imprisoned in English is intended for educated readers in general, as well as scholars across a broad range of disciplines. The main idea, reflected in the title, is that in the present ... More


Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Valérie Saugera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French chronicles the current status of French Anglicisms, a hot topic in the history of the French language and a compelling example of ... More


Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Ingrid Piller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Understanding and addressing linguistic disadvantage must be a central facet of the social justice agenda of our time. This book explores the ways in which linguistic diversity mediates social ... More


Introducing French Anglicisms

Valérie Saugera

in Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Since French Anglicisms readily conjure up the Académie française, the introductory chapter presents purist views on Anglicisms, which tend to be implicitly political (Anglicisms as an allegory for ... More


Conclusion: What is an Anglicism?

Valérie Saugera

in Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The snapshot of the period of linguistic contact revealed in this study expands the definition of an Anglicism, for these Anglicisms, reanalyzed, take on a myriad of French characteristics, which ... More


Language, Hegemony, and Economy

Glyn Williams

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

Since the emergence of the nation-state languages have been territorialized and formalized. This involves hegemony, not as a conspiratorial ideological process since ideology is not constituted ... More


Aeneas: From Nostalgia to Exile

Barbara Cassin

in Nostalgia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269501
eISBN:
9780823269549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269501.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Cassin analyzes the Aeneid, where she underscores the way in which Aeneas, who must leave his native Troy behind him, is allowed by the gods to settle in Rome so long as he makes Latin his new ... More


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