Redesigning English

2nd Edition

Edited by Sharon Goodman, David Graddol, Theresa Lillis

© 2007 – Routledge

308 pages | 42 Color Illus.

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About the Book

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.

Table of 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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General