In this Book

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This book gives an in-depth analysis of the use of the English language in modern Japan. It explores the many ramifications the Japanese-English language and culture contact situation has for not only Japanese themselves, but also others in the international community.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Series editor's preface
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgements / Map of Japan
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. 1. Prologue
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. 2. The dynamics of English words in contemporary Japanese: Japanese
  2. pp. 11-44
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  1. 3. The history of Japanese English language contact
  2. pp. 45-82
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  1. 4. The Japanese writing system and English
  2. pp. 83-100
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  1. 5. The poetics of English in Japanese pop songs and contemporary verse
  2. pp. 101-126
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  1. 6. A new voice: The use of English as a new rhetoric in modern Japanese women's language
  2. pp. 127-142
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  1. 7. Using the graphic and pictorial image to explore Japan's 'Empire of Signs'
  2. pp. 143-188
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  1. 8. Is it naisu rice or good gohan?; In Japan, it's not what you eat, but how you say it
  2. pp. 189-210
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  1. 9. Language and culture contact in the Japanese colour nomenclature system:
  2. pp. 211-236
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  1. 10. Sense, sensation, and symbols: English in the realm of the senses
  2. pp. 237-264
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  1. 11. Images of race and identity in Japanese and American language and culture contact
  2. pp. 265-278
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  1. 12. Japan, English, and World Englishes
  2. pp. 279-300
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  1. Appendix:The Japanese syllabary writing system
  2. pp. 301-308
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 309-322
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  1. References
  2. pp. 323-356
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 357-376
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882201897
Related ISBN
9789622095717
MARC Record
OCLC
650586978
Pages
388
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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