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...
Published April 15th 2007 by Routledge
Changing English examines the history of English from its origins in the fifth century to the present day. It focuses on the radical changes that have taken place in the structure of English over a millennium and a half, detailing the influences of migration, colonialism and many other historical,...
Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge
New Texts, New Identities
In this book the authors examine how language has adapted to the rapid changes in communication technology. It is especially timely in the light of the internet and its effect upon human interaction....
Published February 12th 1997 by Routledge
History, Diversity and Change
The story of English is often presented as one of progress: from a set of Germanic dialects to a fully-fledged national and international language. The emphasis in this book is on the diversity of English throughout its history and the changing social meanings of different varieties of English....
Published April 3rd 1996 by Routledge