Rethinking Linguistic Creativity in Non-native Englishes

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ORCID logoSandra C. Deshors | Michigan State University
Sandra Götz | Justus Liebig University Giessen
ORCID logoSamantha Laporte | Université catholique de Louvain
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At a time when the paradigm gap (Sridhar & Sridhar 1986) between the EFL and ESL research areas is attracting much scholarly attention, the contributions in the current volume explore this gap from the perspective of linguistic innovations across the two different types of non-native Englishes. In this endeavour, this volume unveils the many facets of linguistic innovations in non-native English varieties and explores the fine line between learners’ erroneous versus creative use of a target language. Adopting empirical, corpus-based approaches to portray linguistic innovations characteristic of EFL and ESL varieties, the contributions show how the interaction of linguistic and social forces influences the development of novel linguistic forms in both endonormative ESL contexts and exonormative EFL contexts. This volume is of relevance to linguists who are interested in the features of non-native English and who wish to gain a better understanding of the nature of innovations along the EFL – ESL continuum.Originally published as a special issue of International Journal of Learner Corpora Research 2:2 (2016).
[Benjamins Current Topics, 98] 2018.  vi, 223 pp.
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“Geared primarily towards linguists interested in the features of non-native English, there is no doubt that the book will be of great interest and benefit to researchers and graduate students in diverse disciplines: corpus linguists, applied linguists, SLA researchers, educational linguists, as well as sociologists and anthropologists focused on World Englishes.”
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Main BIC Subject

CFDM: Bilingualism & multilingualism

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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