Public Discourses of Gay Men
That's So Gay
By (author) Paul Baker
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Public Discourses of Gay Men by Paul Baker
Book DescriptionQueer linguistics has only recently developed as an area of study; however academic interest in this field is rapidly increasing. Despite its growing appeal, many books on 'gay language' focus on private conversation and small communities. As such, Public Discourses of Gay Men represents an important corrective, by investigating a variety of sources in the public domain. A broad range of material, including tabloid newspaper articles, political debates on homosexual law and erotic narratives are used in order to analyse the language surrounding homosexuality. Bringing together queer linguistics and corpus linguistics the text investigate how gay male identities are constructed in the public domain.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415349734
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Paul Baker
Paul Baker is a lecturer at Lancaster University and the author of Polari: the Lost Language of Gay Men.
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