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Philology and global English studies : retracings

Author: Suman Gupta
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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"This book retraces the formation of modern English Studies by departing from philological scholarship along two lines: in terms of institutional histories and in terms of the separation of literary criticism and linguistics. It is argued that the full potential of the discipline's global scope and pluralistic formation can only be realized by departing further from philology rather than returning to it - and that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gupta, Suman, 1966- author.
Philology and global English studies
(DLC) 2015012361
(OCoLC)910239425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suman Gupta
ISBN: 9781137537836 1137537833 9781349568697 1349568694
OCLC Number: 918865030
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PART I: PHILOLOGY --
1. The Four Nodes of Convergence in Philological Knowledge --
2. Muting of, Return to, and Further Departure from Philology --
PART II: INSTITUTIONAL HISTORIES --
3. The Former Heartlands of English Studies --
4. The Former Hinterlands of English Studies --
PART III: LINGUISTICS AND LITERARY STUDIES --
5. From Philology to General Linguistics and Literary Theory --
6. Then Politics of Language Corpora and Literary Theory --
7. Theory Debates and Discourse Analysis --
8. Englishes and Global English Studies.
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