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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 24.95
It is impossible to imagine contemporary critical theory without the work of Michel Foucault. His radical reworkings of the concepts of power, knowledge, discourse and identity have influenced the widest possible range of theories and impacted upon disciplinary fields from literary studies to anthropology. Aimed at students approaching Foucault's texts... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 54.95
This lively and accessible book is the first sustained account of feminist stylistics. Mills explores such issues as sexism, political correctness, reader positioning and meaning, opening up the study of style to feminist inquiry. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95
Sara Mills offers an accessible and comprehensive analysis of the term 'discourse' and explores the theoretical assumptions underlying it. This handy, easy to follow pocket guidebook for students provides: * straightforward working definitions * historical developments of the term * studied analysis of Michel Foucault * discussion of the appropriation... more...
- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
Provides a trenchant analysis of social relations - notions of class, nationality, gender, spatial relations, landscape, topography and travel - in postcolonial contexts Draws on a wide range of literary and non-literary texts to illustrate a fresh, more materialist approach to postcolonial theory Demonstrates the importance of gender in the postcolonial... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 34.95
Gender Matters presents a feminist linguistic analysis of texts - literature, media and lyrics - and conversation. It explores how gender relates to and shapes our understanding of sexism, reading and writing, politeness and public speaking. The essays in the book examine a range of questions: why is it necessary for feminists to analyse or comment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This volume examines important themes in the theoretical debates on the relationship of language and gender. It analyses this relationship across a range of different disciplinary perspectives from linguistics, literary theory, cultural studies and visual analysis. The focus of the book goes beyond an analysis of women's language to discuss the complexities... more...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Gender and colonial space is a trenchant analysis of the complex relation between social relations - including notions of class, nationality and gender - and spatial relations, landscape, architecture and topography - in post-colonial contexts.Arguing against much of the psychoanalytic focus of much current post-colonial theory, Mills aims to set out... more...