Textual Construction Of The Female Body: A Critical Discourse Approach by L. JeffriesTextual Construction Of The Female Body: A Critical Discourse Approach by L. Jeffries

Textual Construction Of The Female Body: A Critical Discourse Approach

byL. Jeffries

Hardcover | September 18, 2007

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This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image.
Lesley Jeffries is Professor of English and Director of the Stylistics Research Centre at Huddersfield University, UK. She is co-series editor (with Dan Mcintyre) for Palgrave's Perspectives on the English Language , and has published on the style of contemporary poetry and ideology in news reporting and political discourse. She is als...
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Title:Textual Construction Of The Female Body: A Critical Discourse ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:212 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:September 18, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333914511

ISBN - 13:9780333914519

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Acknowledgements Preface: Code and Body - an intervention Studying the Language of the Female Body: Some Context Genre, Text-Type and Rhetorical Strategy Naming and Describing Equating, Contrasting, Enumerating and Exemplifying Assuming and Implying The Body in Time and Space Processes and Opinions Conclusions Bibliography Index