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New Perspectives on Language and Sexual Identity

Authors: Morrish, E., Sauntson, H.

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Presenting new and exciting data from lesbian and gay conversations, narratives, representations of lesbians in film and erotic fiction, and representations of prominent gay men in newspapers, this book looks at some of the ways lesbians and gay men construct identity from among the symbolic resources available within lesbian and gay communities.

About the authors

ELIZABETH MORRISH is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Her research interests lie in the area of language and sexual identity. She is on the organizing committee of the annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics series of conferences.

HELEN SAUNTSON is a Lecturer in English Language at Birmingham University, UK. Her main teaching and research interests are in the areas of discourse analysis, language, gender and sexuality and language in education. She is co-editor of Language, Sexualities and Desires: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Morrish, Liz (et al.)

    Pages 1-24

  • Examining Lesbian Conversations as Discourses of Identity and Resistance

    Morrish, Liz (et al.)

    Pages 25-52

  • Analysing Evaluation in Coming Out Narratives

    Morrish, Liz (et al.)

    Pages 53-86

  • The Language of Shame, Risk and Concealment

    Morrish, Liz (et al.)

    Pages 87-111

  • Discourse and Identity in a Corpus of Lesbian Erotica

    Morrish, Liz (et al.)

    Pages 112-136

Buy this book

eBook £59.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-59940-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £76.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4039-3796-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Perspectives on Language and Sexual Identity
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59940-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230599406
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3796-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 223
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