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Chutnefying English 'Tension mat le yaar' 'Aaj Middle East mein peace ho gayi' 'Yeh dil mange ' 'Zara zara touch me touch me' Something has happened to English; and something has happened to Hindi These two languages widely spoken across India need to be understood anew through their 'hybridization' into Hinglisha mixture of Hindi and English that has begun to make itself heard everywherefrom daily conversation to news films advertisements and blogs How did this popular form of urban communication evolve Is this language the new and trendy idiom of a youthful population no longer competent in either English or Hindi Or is it an Indianized version of a once colonial language claiming its legitimate place alongside India's many bhashas Chutnefying English The Phenomenon of Hinglish the first book on the subject takes a serious look at this widespread phenomenon of our times which has pervaded every aspect of our daily lives It addresses the uestions that many speakers of both languages ask time and again should Hinglish be spurned as the bastard offspring of its two parent languages or welcomed as the natural and legitimate result of their long term cohabitation Leading scholars from literature cultural studies translation cinema and new media come together to offer a collection of essays that is refreshingly new in thought and content About The Author Rita Kothari heads the communications area at the Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad and is a columnist for Ahmedabad Mirror Her publications include Translating India The Cultural Politics of English and The Burden of Refuge Sindh Gujarat and Partition Rupert Snell is the director of the 'Hindi Urdu Flagship' intensive study programme at the University of Texas Austin His translations include In the Afternoon of Time the autobiography of Ha

  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Chutnefying English
  • Rita Kothari
  • English
  • 20 October 2016
  • 9780143416395

2 thoughts on “Chutnefying English

  1. Rick Rick says:

    The first half of this book which is basically a conference proceedings is better than the second half Then again the first half is comprised of academic papers where the second half is much informal The points raised throughout the book are noteworthy

  2. Abhinav Kumar Abhinav Kumar says:

    this is one of the interesting book occupying my bookshelf use of hinglish in India is just depicted in it A must read for creative students

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