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Fall of language in the age of english.

Author: Minae Mizumura
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Columbia Univ Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

First published in Japan in 2008 by Chikumashobo Ltd., Tokyo. entitled "Nihongo ga horobiru toki: Eigo no seiki no naka de."


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minae Mizumura
ISBN: 0231163037 9780231163033
OCLC Number: 949749869
Awards: Winner of 10 Best Books by Academic Publishers 2017
Winner of 75 Notable Translations 2015
Contents: Preface to the English Edition Introduction, by Mari Yoshihara and Juliet Winters Carpenter 1. Under the Blue Sky of Iowa: Those Who Write in Their Own Language 2. From Par Avion to Via Air Mail: The Fall of French 3. People Around the World Writing in External Languages 4. The Birth of Japanese as a National Language 5. The Miracle of Modern Japanese Literature 6. English and National Languages in the Internet Age 7. The Future of National Languages Notes Selected Bibliography Index


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