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- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication12/01/2016
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content NoteXI, 268 p.
- Weight485 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Edited byA. Hewings,L. Prescott,P. Seargeant
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2016
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction: Futures for English Studies; Lynda Prescott, Ann Hewings and Philip SeargeantSECTION A THE SHAPE OF THE DISCIPLINE1. English Pasts, English Futures; Ronald Carter 2. Discipline or Perish: English at the Tipping Point and Styles of Thinking in the Twenty First Century; Patricia Waugh 3. The Rise of Creative Writing; Andrew Cowan 4. English Language Studies: A Critical Appraisal; Ann Hewings and Philip SeargeantSECTION B INTERNATIONAL DIMENSIONS5. TESOL and the Discipline of English; John Gray 6. English Studies in Indian Higher Education; Suman Gupta 7. The Role of Policy in Shaping English as a University Subject in Denmark; Anna Kristina Hultgren 8. The Literary and the Literate: The Study and Teaching of Writing in US English Departments; David R. RussellSECTION C EMERGING TRENDS9. Digital Humanities and The Future of English; Marilyn Deegan and Matthew Hayler 10. The Contribution of Children's Literature Studies; Dena Attar and Janet Maybin11. On Collaborating with Shakespeare's Globe: Reflections on the Future of Postgraduate English; Gordon McMullan 12. English Language Studies from Rhetoric to Applied English; Peter Stockwell13. Interdiscipline English! A Series of Provocations and Projections; Rob Pope
- Author BiographyAnn Hewings is Director of the Centre for Language and Communication, The Open University, UK. She is editor of the 'Worlds of English' series (2012, Routledge), and The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence (with Caroline Tagg, 2012, Routledge), and author of Grammar and Context (with Martin Hewings, 2005, Routledge).Lynda Prescott is Head of the Department of English, The Open University, UK. She is editor of A World of Difference - an anthology of short stories from five continents (2008, Palgrave Macmillan) and author of Open University teaching materials on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature. Philip Seargeant is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics in the Centre for Language and Communication, The Open University, UK. He is author of The Idea of English in Japan: Ideology and the Evolution of a Global Language (2009, Multilingual Matters), Exploring World Englishes: Language in a Global Context (2012, Routledge), and From Language to Creative Writing (with Bill Greenwell, 2013, Bloomsbury), and editor of English in Japan in the Era of Globalization (2011, Palgrave Macmillan) and English in the World: History, Diversity, Change (with Joan Swann, 2012, Routledge).
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