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Title
Women and language
Type
Text
Language
English
Classification
LCC: HQ1176 .W66 2011 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 302.23082/09 full (Assigner: dlc)
05.20 (Source: bcl)
Identified By
Lccn: 2011004692
Summary
"Topics include the evolution of gossip, the convergence of print and orality in women's writing, the construction and performance of gendered behavior and the way communication is mediated through current technologies. These essays explore how oral communication can be an empowering, subversive act capable of working against the mandates of patriarchal discourses in the 21st century"--Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Introduction: women and oral culture
Spoken spaces : the historicization, evolution, and gendering of "gossip"
Pandora's voice-box : how woman became the "gossip girl" / Giselle Bastin
Just like a woman : misogynistic gossip in the correspondence between John Chamberlain and Sir Dudley Carleton / Emily Ross
"Paper cannot blush" : Martha Fowke, an 18th-century abandoned woman / Earla Wilputte
Literary spaces : the convergence of orality and print in women's writing
Delete as appropriate : writing between the lines of female orality in The wife's lament / Miriam Muth
Voicing the feminine and the (absent) masculine in The concealed fancies / Lindsay Yakimyshyn
The wartime diaries of Dang Thuy Tram : extolling and gendering the heroine's voice in postwar Vietnam and beyond / Hanh N. Nguyen and R. C. Lutz
When talk meets page : the feminist aesthetic of adapted narration and language play / Melissa Ames
Blurred boundaries and re-told histories : Julia Alvarez's How the GarcĂ­a girls lost their accents / Sarah Himsel Burcon
Performative spaces : constructing and instructing gendered behavior
Bodies in dialogue : performing gender and sexuality in salsa dance / Aleysia Whitmore
"Tell me, does she talk during sex?" : the gendering of permissible speech on Dr. Phil / Diana York Blaine
Read my profile : internet profile culture, young women, and the communication of power / Ashley M. Donnelly
Technological spaces : transforming "talk" in the 21st century
Women, kin-keeping, and the inscription of gender in mediated communication environments / Julie Dare
Gendering the construction of instant messaging / Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi
Gender blogging : femininity and communication practices on the internet / Adriana Braga.
Authorized Access Point
Ames, Melissa, 1978- Women and language
Authorized Access Point Variant
Burcon, Sarah Himsel, 1965- Women and language