Women Language and Linguistics: Three American Stories from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Women Language and Linguistics: Three American Stories from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

by Julia S. Falk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415133157

ISBN-13: 9780415133159

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Rather than the standard American story of an increasingly triumphant march of scientific inquiry towards structural phonology, Women, Language and Linguistics reveals linguistics where its purpose was communication; the appeal of languages lay in their diversity; and the authority of language lay in its speakers and writers. Julia S Falk explores the vital part which

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Rather than the standard American story of an increasingly triumphant march of scientific inquiry towards structural phonology, Women, Language and Linguistics reveals linguistics where its purpose was communication; the appeal of languages lay in their diversity; and the authority of language lay in its speakers and writers. Julia S Falk explores the vital part which women have played in preserving a linguistics based on the reality and experience of language; this book finally brings to light a neglected perspective for those working in linguistics and the history of linguistics.

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ISBN-13:
9780415133159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics Series
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

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