Philippine English: Linguistic and literary perspectives

Kingsley Bolton and Ma. Lourdes S. Bautista

in Philippine English

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9789622099470
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207264 | DOI:
Philippine English: Linguistic and literary perspectives

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This book presents the important aspects of Philippine English, from both a linguistic and literary perspective. It considers some of the sociolinguistic (i.e. historical, social, political, and linguistic) aspects that have influenced the spread of the language, and the impact of historical, social, and political factors in shaping English language and literature in the Philippines.

Keywords: Philippine English; linguistic perspective; literary perspective; sociolinguistic aspects; English language; Philippines

Chapter.  3630 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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