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Title: Public Discourses of Gay Men
Subtitle: That's So Gay
Written By: Paul Baker
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415349737
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 130.00