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Redesigning English

2nd Edition

Edited by Sharon Goodman, David Graddol, Theresa Lillis

Routledge – 2007 – 308 pages

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    April 15th 2007
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Description

This fully updated edition of Redesigning English explores the innovative uses of English from early manuscripts to post-colonial literature, creative writing and developments in new media. Focusing on how English has, and continues to evolve through its global status, there is a strong emphasis on the visual forms of language and communication, and on issues of identity and politics.

New chapters for this edition include:

  • what makes English into Art?
  • a tongue for sighing
  • English manuscripts: the emergence of a visual identity
  • English in a globalized world.

Contents

Introduction. What Makes English into Art? A Tongue for Sighing. Text

Time and Technology in News English. Visual English. English Manuscripts: The Emergence of a Visual Identity

Name: Redesigning English: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Sharon Goodman, David Graddol, Theresa Lillis. This fully updated edition of Redesigning English explores the innovative uses of English from early manuscripts to post-colonial literature, creative writing and developments in new media. Focusing on how English has, and continues to evolve through its...
Categories: English Language, History of English, Varieties of English, World Englishes, Language & Linguistics