The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader

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Deborah Cameron
Routledge, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
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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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About the author (1998)

Deborah Cameron teaches at Oxford University, where she is Professor of Language and Communication in the English Faculty. Her main research interests are in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and the study of gender and sexuality; her previous publications include "Working with Spoken Discourse" (2001), "On Language and Sexual Politics "(2006) and "Verbal Hygiene" (1995/2012).

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