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.
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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
Sharon Goodman (Edited by) , David Graddol (Edited by) , Theresa Lillis (Edited by)