Language and Woman's Place

Language and Woman's Place : Text and Commentaries

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The 1975 publication of Language and Woman's Place, with its argument that language is fundamental to gender inequality, inaugurated language and gender research. This volume presents the original text along with commentaries by Lakoff and 26 other leading scholars of language, gender, and sexuality. The new edition places the text in contemporary context for a new generation of readers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 20mm | 476.28g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0195167570
  • 9780195167573
  • 658,243

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an exceptional piece of scholarship, and one must truly congratulate the editor for providing us with a brilliantly contextualised second edition of I
WPR ... The book establishes with authority I
WPRs status as the single most influential text in the history of language and gender. * Marlis Hellinger, Historiographia Linguistica *
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About Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Robin Tolmach Lakoff is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Widely regarded as the founder of language and gender studies, she writes extensively about gender and power and is the author or coauthor of seven books and nearly one hundred articles. Mary Bucholz is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has coedited several books on language and gender and is the author of numerous articles on race, class, and youth identities.
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