LINGUISTIC FOUNDATIONS OF IDENTITY: Readings in Language, Literature and Contemporary Cultures
Just as each blossom that answers the call of springs iscuriously unique in itself being born out of a distincthue and fragrance and texture andrustle meltingtogether so is the collection of papers in this book thatbrings together researchers working in paradoxes andcomplexities of cultural identities through uses oflanguage and literature from varied perspectives, yeteach paper emerges and sustains itself through arationale so singular which is clearly demonstratedfrom the title Linguistic Foundations of Identity:Readings in Language, Literature and Contemporary Cultures…… Publication of this volume is an important steptowards achieving the goal of reaching out to manywho have been looking at the complexities of identityformation from linguistic, cultural, social and politicalperspectives.
—S. Imtiaz Hasnain
Om Prakash teaches courses in the areas of Applied Linguistics, English Language Teaching, Communication Theories in Media, and Corporate Communication in Humanities and Social Sciences, Gautam Buddha University.
Rajesh Kumar teaches linguistics in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.