Language, Power and Politics Course Texts
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A short time ago, I posted a query concerning possible textbooks for a
''Language, Power and Politics'' that I'm planning on teaching.
I'd like to thank the following people for their kind and very helpful replies:
Anthea Fraser Gupta
Mary Jane Curry
These were the textbooks that they recommended:
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE, Timothy Jay (2003, Prentice-Hall)
WHY WE CURSE, Timothy Jay (2000, John Benjamins)
Language, Society and Power, 2003, by Thompson et al Routledge)
Jonathan Charteris-Black. 2005. Politicians and Rhetoric. The persuasive
power of metaphor. Palgrave-Macmillan.
forthcoming (July) Creating Language Crimes, Roger Shuy (Oxford U Press).
Lippi-Green, Rosina. 1997. English with an Accent: Language, Ideology, and
Discrimination in the US. Routlege. (mentioned by several people)**
Robin Tolmach Lakoff, ''Talking Power: the politics of anguage.'' 1990
Thy politics of English by Marnie Holborow (Sage 1999).
Janet Holmes, 'An introduction to English linguistics'
Thomas, Linda et al (eds.). 1999. Language, Society and Power, An
Introduction. London/New York: Routledge. (2 mentions)
Langauge in the US (brand new edited volume from Cambridge).
Deborah Tannen, _Talking Voices_.
a collection of essays and readings called ''What's language got to do with
Hal Schiffman very generously offered to share the information
at his website:
(a reading list)
and for the language of advertising:
I would like to thank all the people who took the time to reply. I'm very
grateful for their useful suggestions.
Dept. of English
Rutgers University, Camden
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