Women, Language and Linguistics: Three American Stories from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

Julia S. Falk

Published December 24, 2014
Reference - 320 Pages
ISBN 9780415756600 - CAT# Y162866
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

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Rather than the standard American story of an increasingly triumphant march of scientific inquiry towards structural phonology, Women, Language and Linguistics reveals linguistics where its purpose was communication; the appeal of languages lay in their diversity; and the authority of language lay in its speakers and writers. Julia S Falk explores the vital part which women have played in preserving a linguistics based on the reality and experience of language; this book finally brings to light a neglected perspective for those working in linguistics and the history of linguistics.


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