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Journal Title: English World-Wide
Volume/Issue:   33/3
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 128 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles

Animacy in Early New Zealand English
Marianne Hundt and Benedikt Szmrecsanyi 241–263

Performing Bombay and Displaying Stances: Stylized Indian English in Fiction
Kalaivahni Muthiah 264–291

Beyond Hobson Jobson: Towards a New Lexicography for Indian English
James Lambert 292–320

English in Flemish Adolescents’ Computer-Mediated Discourse: A Corpus-Based Study
Benny De Decker and Reinhild Vandekerckhove 321 – 352

Book Reviews

Andy Kirkpatrick. 2010. English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN: A Multilingual Model.
Reviewed by Isabel Pefianco Martin 353–357

Paul Geraghty, France Mugler and Jan Tent. 2006. Macquarie Dictionary of English for the Fiji Islands.
Reviewed by Edgar W. Schneider 358–362

Editor’s Report

Editor’s report 2007–2012
Edgar W. Schneider 363–368
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English
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LL Issue: 23.4754