The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader

The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader

by Deborah Cameron

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ISBN-13: 9780415042604
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1990
Series: World and Word Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why is language a feminist issue?

PART ONE: SPEECH AND SILENCE: THE QUEST FOR WOMEN'S VOICES IN CULTURE

Introduction

Identities

1. Felly Nkweto Simmonds -- Naming and Identity

2. Trinh T.

Minh-ha -- Difference: `A Special Third World Women's Issue'

Gender, Language and Literature

3. Virginia Wolf -- Women and Fiction

4. Cora Kaplan -- Language and Gender

5. Sara Mills -- The Gendered Sentence

Further Reading

PART TWO: REPRESENTATIONS: SEXIST LANGUAGE AND SEXIST DISCOURSE

Introduction

Theoretical Questions

6. Dale Spencer -- Extracts from Man Made Language 7. Dale Spencer -- Linguistic, Social and Sexual Relations: A Review of Dale

Spencer's Man Made Language 8. Luce Irigary -- Linguistic Sexes and Genders 9. Ann Bodine -- Androcentrism in Prescriptive Grammar The Debate on Nonsexist Language 10. Douglas Hofstadter -- A Person Paper on Purity in Language 11. Margaret Doyle

-- Introduction to The A-Z of Non-Sexist Language 12. Debbie Cameron -- Lost in Translation? 13. Susan Ehrlich and Ruth King -- Gender-based Language Reform and the Social Construction of Meaning 14. Kate Clark -- The Linguistics of Blame 15. Sally

McConnell-Ginet -- The Sexual (Re)Production of Meaning: A Discourse-Based Approach

Further Reading

PART THREE: TALKING GENDER: DOMINANCE, DIFFERENCE, PERFORMANCE Introduction Developing a Tradition 16. Otto Jespersen -- The Woman 17. Robin

Lakoff -- Extract from Language and Woman's Place 18. Pamela Fishman -- Conversational Insecurity Dominance and Difference 19. Deborah Tannen -- The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance 20. Aki

Uchida -- When `Difference' is `Dominance': A Critique of the `Anti-Power-Based' Cultural Approach to Sex Differences New Directions: Performance 21. Jennifer Coates -- `Thank God I'm a Woman': The Construction of Differing Femininities 22. Kira Hall -- Lip

Service on the Fantasy Lines

Further Reading

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