Date: 13-Jul-2005 From: Lauren McGraw <Lauren.McGrawtaylorandfrancis.com> Subject: Public Discourses of Gay Men: Baker
Title: Public Discourses of Gay Men
Subtitle: That's So Gay
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Author: Paul Baker, Lancaster University
Hardback: ISBN: 0415349737 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 130.00
Public Discourses of Gay Men brings queer linguistics, an aspect of sociolinguistics, together with corpus linguistics to investigate the way gay male identities are constructed in the public domain. The book uses data from a range of publicity available sources, both written and spoken, to analyze the language surrounding homosexuality.