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Author Stanlaw, James.

Title Japanese English : language and culture contact / James Stanlaw.

Publication Info. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Joliet Twp HS SD 204 - West Campus Adult Non-Fiction - JWHB-1  495.6 STANLAW    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Asian Englishes today
Asian Englishes today.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-355) and index.
Contents Prologue -- The dynamics of English words in contemporary Japanese: Japanese English and a "beautiful human life" -- The history of Japanese English language contact -- The Japanese writing system and English -- The poetics of English in Japanese pop songs and contemporary verse -- A new voice: the use of English as a new rhetoric in modern Japanese women's language -- Using the graphic and pictorial image to explore Japan's "Empire of Signs" -- Is it naisu rice or good gohan? In Japan, it's not what you eat, but how you say it -- Language and culture contact in the Japanese colour nomenclature system: from neon oranges to shocking pinks -- Sense, sensation, and symbols: English in the realm of the senses -- Images of race and identity in Japanese and American language and culture contact -- Japan, English, and world Englishes -- Appendix: the Japanese syllabary writing system.
Subject Language and culture -- Japan.
English language -- Japan.
ISBN 9622095712
9622095720 paperback
9789622095724 paperback

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