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LINGUIST List 23.4540

Wed Oct 31 2012

Books: English on the Move: Kern-Stähler, Britain (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-Oct-2012
From: Elke M. Milbli <milblinarr.de>
Subject: English on the Move: Kern-Stähler, Britain (Eds)
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Title: English on the Move
Subtitle: Mobilities in Literature and Language
Series Title: Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature (SPELL), Band 27

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
http://www.narr.de/


Book URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/english-on-the-move.html


Editor: Annette Kern-Stähler
Editor: David Britain

Paperback: ISBN: 9783823367390 Pages: 71 Price: Europe EURO 49.00


Abstract:

"All the world seems to be on the move." So began Sheller and Urry's declaration of a 'new mobilities paradigm', a critique of what they called the sedentarism of contemporary social theory. In linguistic, literary and cultural studies, mobility and movement have been receiving increasing critical attention for at least two decades. English on the Move: Mobilities in Literature and Language seeks to harness some of this critique to explore how mobilities, both mundane and dramatic, are represented, narrated, performed and negotiated in literature and discourse, as well as the repercussions and consequences of mobility on language and dialect.



Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)


Written In: English (eng)

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