New PDF release: Context Counts: Papers on Language, Gender, and Power

By Robin Tolmach Lakoff,Laurel Sutton

ISBN-10: 0195119886

ISBN-13: 9780195119886

ISBN-10: 0195119894

ISBN-13: 9780195119893

Context Counts assembles, for the 1st time, the paintings of pre-eminent linguist Robin Tolmach Lakoff. A occupation that spans a few 40 years, Lakoff continues to be essentially the most influential linguists of the 20th-century. The early papers exhibit the genesis of Lakoff's inquiry into the connection of language and social energy, principles later codified within the groundbreaking Language and Woman's position and conversing Power. The past due papers replicate her persevered exposition of energy dynamics past gender which are proven and represented in language.

This quantity bargains a retrospective research of Lakoff's paintings, with every one paper preceded through an creation from a in demand linguist within the box, together with either contemporaries and scholars of Lakoff's paintings, and extra, Lakoff's personal dialog with those responses. This enticing and, now and then, relocating reevaluation will pay homage to Lakoff's far-reaching impact upon linguistics, whereas additionally serving as an strange type of autobiography revealing the a long time' lengthy evolution of a scholarly career.

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