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James F. English

The Global Future of English Studies

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This illuminating manifesto presents a succinct, carefully documented assessment of the current state and likely future of English studies around the world. By treating the global trends and trajectories of English studies with respect to actual student enrollments, faculty employment, curricular emphases, and emergent subfields, James F.


Taal / Language : English

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List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

PART I The Future of English Enrollments: Massification and Global Demand 1

I Beyond Crisis 3

II Let`s Do the Numbers 9

III Not a Bust but a Boom 27

PART II The Future of English Professors: Efficiency versus Prestige in the Age of Global Rankings 51

I The Economics of Massification 53

II Doing More with Less 57

III Demand for the Doctorate 65

IV Credentials Fever 76

PART III The Future of the English Curriculum: Literary Studies in Its Global Aspect 105

I The End of the Discipline as We Know It 107

II Language versus Literature 115

III China: English Plus, Literature Minus? 126

IV English Studies and `Culture Studies` in Europe and Australia 141

V Creative Writing for a Creative Economy 157

VI The Global English Major 172

MANIFESTO 189

Index 193
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Hardback
224 pagina's
Januari 2012
428 gram
234 x 155 x 18 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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