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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of World Englishes, 6 Volume Set

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The definitive reference work on the dynamic and evolving field of world Englishes The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of World Englishes is the first resource of its kind, providing authoritative coverage of the spread of English around the globe.

Unparalleled in breadth and depth, this comprehensive reference work covers the linguistic features of geographical varieties of English worldwide and discusses critical issues, cultural-political considerations, language debates, language policies, and the sociolinguistic realities of English as an international language.

Approximately 400 original entries—presented in an accessible style and organized in an A to Z format—offer a comprehensive overview of the field.

Contributions by world-renowned scholars and practitioners offer accessible definitions of foundational concepts, detailed descriptions of recent theoretical and methodological approaches, in-depth explorations of key issues and debates, and more.

The entries address a broad range of basic and advanced topics, from the historical context and theories of world Englishes to cutting-edge work on endangered languages, globalization, TESOL, and translanguaging.

This major reference work: Brings together coverage of the theories, practices, and important developments in the field of world EnglishesOffers timely discussion of current issues, innovative research, and new approachesProvides an invaluable source of reference for students and researchers across many subfields of linguistics and in related fields Includes short biographies of leading authorities in the field of world EnglishesFeatures the contributions of a large team of international experts with global views on world Englishes researchAvailable in print and online, The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of World Englishes is an indispensable resource for undergraduate students, graduate students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of applied linguistics, educational linguistics, English language and linguistics, multilingualism, sociolinguistics, and world Englishes.

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1119518318 / 9781119518310
United States
3120 pages
170 x 244 mm