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Title Language and sexuality (through and) beyond gender [electronic resource] / edited by Costas Canakis, Venetia Kantsa and Kostas Yiannakopoulos.

Imprint Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (260 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume is a collection of papers on aspects of language and sexuality as understood and problematized by scholars in linguistics and anthropology. The idea behind this volume was to bring together people working on language-and-sexuality issues from within these two fields given that linguistic research on this topic is, more often than not, fieldwork-related and anthropological research characteristically focuses on issues of sexual onomasiology and semasiology, a concomitant of its pre ...
Contents Of language, sexuality, and other creatures / Costas Canakis -- "Lesvia : (i) A same-sex desiring woman (ii) A woman inhabitant of Lesbos island" : the re-introduction of a word of Greek origin into modern Greece / Venetia Kantsa -- Inscribing gendered and national anxieties on insulting language : linguistic depictions of Greek male homosexuality / Anna Apostolidou -- Narrativising the body as a stimulus of desire : evidence from Greek youth storytelling / Argiris Archakis and Sofia Lampropoulou -- Power and ethnicity in construals of Greek women's heterosexualities / Konstantia Kosetzi -- Desire, sexualities, and "lifestyle" : masculinity constructs in three Greek men's lifestyle magazines / Alexandra Polyzou -- Eroticing male homo-subjectivities in online personals / Costas Canakis -- "Suspicious bodies" : erotic desire and self beyond "language" / Kostas Yannakopoulos -- The language of heterosexual desire in hostess bars / Liopi Abatzi -- The gender of voice : transgressing the boundaries of bodily sound / Panayotis Panopoulos -- Undoing language : gender dissent and the disquiet of silence / Athena Athanasiou.
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Subject Language and sex.
Language and languages -- Sex differences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Canakis, Costas, 1968-
Kantsa, Venetia.
Yiannakopoulos, Kostas.
Other Form: Print version: 9786612650956
ISBN 1443822094 (electronic bk.)
9781443822091 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786612650956