Pronoun Envy: Literary Uses of Linguistic Gender

Anna Livi (Author)
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Description

In this interdisciplinary book, Livia examines a broad corpus of written texts in English and French, concentrating on those texts which problematize the traditional functioning of the linguistic gender system. They range from novels and prose poems to film scripts and personal testimonies, and in time from the nineteenth century to the present. Her goal is to show that rather than being a case of misguided envy, battles over gendered language are central to feminist concerns. This fresh and exciting scholarship will appeal to linguists and scholars in literary and gender studies.

Product Details

Price
£41.49
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date
21 December 2000
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780195138535

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