Public Discourses of Gay Men: That's So Gay (Routledge by Paul Baker

By Paul Baker

Queer linguistics has just recently built as a space of analysis; even if educational curiosity during this box is swiftly expanding. regardless of its turning out to be allure, many books on ‘gay language’ specialise in deepest dialog and small groups. As such, Public Discourses of homosexual Men represents a big corrective, by way of investigating a variety of assets within the public area. A large variety of fabric, together with tabloid newspaper articles, political debates on gay legislations and erotic narratives are utilized in order to examine the language surrounding homosexuality. Bringing jointly queer linguistics and corpus linguistics the textual content examine how homosexual male identities are developed within the public domain.

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