The Alchemy of English: The Spread, Functions, and Models of Non-native Englishes
by Braj B. Kachru
University of Illinois Press, 1990
Paper: 978-0-252-06172-1
Library of Congress Classification PE2751.K3 1990
Dewey Decimal Classification 420.9

       "What emerges from Kachru's fine work is the potential demarcation
        of an entire field, rather than merely the fruitful exploration of a topic.
        . . . [Kachru] is to be congratulated for having taken us as far as he
        already has and for doing so in so stimulating and so productive a fashion."
        -- World Englishes
      "A potent addition to theoretical, sociolinguistic, attitudinal
        and methodological explorations vis-à-vis the spread and functions
        of, and innovations in, English from the viewpoint of a non-Western scholar."
        -- The Language Teacher
      Winner of the Joint First Prize, Duke of Edinburgh English Language
        Book Competition of the English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth, 1987

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