The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader

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Deborah Cameron
Psychology Press, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages

The Feminist Critique of Language provides a wide-ranging selection of writings on language, gender, and feminist thought. It serves both as a guide to the current debates and directions and as a digest of the history of twentieth-century feminist ideas about language.

This edition includes extracts from Felly Nkweto Simmonds, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Luce Irigaray, Sara Mills, Margaret Doyle, Debbie Cameron, Susan Ehrlich, Ruth King, Kate Clark, Sally McConnell-Ginet, Deborah Tannen, Aki Uchida, Jennifer Coates and Kira Hall.

 

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a must read for any resarcher interested in gender and language use. classics on this topic collected

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO PART ONE
25
Trinh Minh
38
Cora Kaplan
54
THE GENDERED SENTENCE
65
FURTHER READING FOR PART ONE
79
APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE
83
EXTRACTS FROM MAN MADE LANGUAGE
93
Maria Black and Rosalind Coward
100
Sally McConnellGinet
198
FURTHER READING FOR PART TWO
211
PERFORMING GENDER
218
Robin Lakoff
242
Pamela Fishman
253
Deborah Tannen
261
Aki Uchida
280
OF DIFFERING FEMININITIES
295

Luce Irigaray
119
Douglas Hofstadter
141
Margaret Doyle
149
Deborah Cameron
155
Susan Ehrlich and Ruth King
164
Kira Hall
321
FURTHER READING FOR PART THREE
343
Subject index
359
Languages index
367
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