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Description - The Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader by Lucy Burke

The Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader is an introduction to the most innovative and influential writings that have shaped and defined the relations between language, culture and cultural identity in the twentieth century. Selected theoretical texts are grouped together in themed sections which include: * Theorising the Sign * Language in History * Language and Subjectivity * Language and Gender * Language and Sexuality * Order and Difference * Language Communities * Englishes * Language and Creativity * Languages/Cultures * Language and Colonialism * Language, Class and Education Each section is prefaced by an editorial introduction and concludes with suggestions for further reading. The Reader adopts a problem-based approach and offers extensive cross-referencing. The Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader is essential for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level working within the disciplines of English language, literary studies, cultural studies and linguistics. _ Readings by: Chinua Achebe, Mikhail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Basil Bernstein, Leonard Bloomfield, Franz Boas, Pierre Bourdieu, Edward K. Braithwaite, Judith Butler, Deborah Cameron, Helene Cixous, Bri

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415186803
ISBN-10: 0415186803
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-May-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lucy Burke

Both Tony Crowley and Lucy Burke are in the English Department at the University of Manchester. Tony is Professor of English and was departmental head for last year. He is co-editor for our Politics of Language series. Alan Girvin has recently moved to the University of Strathclyde. Lucy and Alan are both lecturers in their respective English departments.

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