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Feminism and linguistic theory

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St. Martin"s Press , New York
Language and languages -- Sex differences, Sexism in language, Fem
StatementDeborah Cameron.
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LC ClassificationsP120.S48 C35 1992
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Paginationx, 247 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1707414M
ISBN 100312083769
LC Control Number92008906

Feminism, as a movement for social change, has always recognized the significance of language in both theory and practice. In the new feminist scholarship of the past two decades, theories about language have played an important part in attempts to understand and transform women's lives/5(3).

'I can think of no more enjoyable or clear or generally approachable introduction to the most vexing problems in the study of language than Deborah Cameron's Feminism and Linguistic Theory. It offers a sterling example of the illuminations which are made possible when questions of gender are firmly at the heart of serious critical enquiry.'Cited by: 'I can think of no more enjoyable or clear or generally approachable introduction to the most vexing problems in the study of language than Deborah Cameron's Feminism and Linguistic Theory.

It offers a sterling example of the illuminations which are made possible when questions of gender are firmly at the heart of serious critical enquiry.'. Feminism, as a movement for social change, has always recognized the significance of language in both theory and practice.

In the new feminist scholarship of the past two decades, theories about language have played an important part in attempts to understand and transform women's lives. Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical but comprehensive and accessbile introduction to recent work.

This is particularly helpful, as well as unusual, in a book which deals with literature from a wide variety of sources, including that usually considered 'difficult', such as work by Lacan. The book consists of nine chapters, of which the eighth outlines Cameron's own view of Author: Margaret Deuchar.

An introduction to theories about language in attempts to understand and transform women's lives. This evolving body of work encompasses linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory, psychoanalysis and postmodern philosophy.

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Get this from a library. Feminism and linguistic theory. [Deborah Cameron] -- An introduction to theories about language in attempts to understand and transform women's lives. This evolving body of work encompasses linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory.

Apr 24,  · Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical introduction to this evolving body of work. Accessibly written and newly revised to take account of recent developments, its scope is broad, encompassing work in linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory, psychoanalysis and postmodern philosophy.5/5(3).

Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical introduction to feminist scholarship. It encompasses work in linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory, psychoanalysis and postmodern philosophy.

Nov 28,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital dam-projects.com projects include the Wayback Machine, dam-projects.com and dam-projects.com Apr 24,  · Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical but comprehensive and accessbile introduction to recent work in this area.

It ranges over a wide and varied field; not only does it review work in linguistics and other mainstream disciplines, but the alternative currents of radical feminist, Lacanian and postmodernist linguistic thought are given 5/5(2).

Linguistic activism and feminist authorship stemming from second wave feminism in the s and 70s began to draw attention to gender bias in language, including "the uncovering of the gendered nature of many linguistic rules and norms".

Conclusion: Feminism and Linguistic Theory: Problems and Practices. Pages Cameron, Deborah. Preview. Show next xx. Buy this book Services for this book. Download High-Resolution Cover. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google++. Bibliographic Information Bibliographic Information. Book.

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The book expressed feminists' sense of injustice. Second-wave feminism is a feminist movement beginning in the early s and continuing to the present; as such, it coexists with third-wave feminism.

Second-wave feminism is largely concerned with issues of equality beyond suffrage, such as ending gender discrimination. The Handbook of Language and Gender Edited by Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff including Feminism and Linguistic Theory (Macmillan, ), The Feminist Critique of Language (Routledge, book is Representing Rape: Language and Sexual Consent (Routledge, ).

Readers familiar with the original Feminism and Linguistic Theory will find the revised edition both similar and different. The overall structure and argument is virtually unchanged, and I have tried to keep the relatively accessible style of the original.

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'Finally, a book that puts the "F" word (feminism, that is) back into Gender and Language. Mills and Mullany offer us a fresh perspective on a field that started out in second wave feminism and that has by and large abandoned the notion of feminism and how it fits into women’s ways with dam-projects.com by: Feminist theory and various forms of feminist critique began long before the formal naming of the school of literary criticism.

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In so-called first-wave feminism, the "Woman's Bible," written in the late 19th century by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, is an example of a work of criticism firmly in this school, looking beyond the more obvious male.

May 09,  · Essentialist feminism is concerned with the inherent differences between men and women. Taking root in psychoanalytic theory, the essentialist feminists believed that gender reflects a natural difference between men and women. They believed this difference is as much psychological and linguistic as it is dam-projects.com: Brittany John, Caitlin Andreasen, Ryan French, Katherine Whitcomb.

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Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical but comprehensive and accessbile introduction to recent work in this area. It ranges over a wide and varied field; not only does it review work in linguistics and other mainstream disciplines, but the alternative currents of radical feminist, Lacanian and postmodernist linguistic thought are given.

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DOI link for Feminist Contentions. Feminism, and the Linguistic Turn. to my mind, is the most fruitful way of understanding postmodernism: an epochal shift in philosophy and social theory from an epistemological problematic, in which mind is conceived as Cited by: 1.

linguistic anthropology, discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, feminist post-structuralist discourse analysis and pragmatics.

We are assuming a basic working knowledge of these linguistic sub-disciplines, though brief definitions are given to clarify exactly how we are defining these dam-projects.com: Sara Mills, Louise Mullany.

Feminist philosophy of language has come a long way in a very short time period. Initially, most work in the area was critical, calling for changes either to language itself or to philosophy of dam-projects.com by: Feminism and Linguistic Theory is a critical introduction to this evolving body of work.

Accessibly written and newly revised to take account of recent developments, its scope is broad, encompassing work in linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory, psychoanalysis and postmodern philosophy.In this course, we will look at arguments made by feminist linguistic theorists and other ideological linguistic theorists about these issues and examine three novels by British women from the late eighteenth through the nineteenth century in terms of the questions raised by the theorists.

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