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The Language and Sexuality Reader is the 1st of its type to collect fabric from the fields of anthropology, communique reports, linguistics, medication and psychology in an exam of the function of sexuality in written and spoken language. prepared into thematic sections, the Reader addresses:

  • early documentation of vocabulary utilized by male homosexuals and later paintings at the life of a discourse kind signifying homosexual identity
  • the use of language by means of participants to offer themselves as sexual and gendered subjects
  • the method language displays, reinforces or demanding situations cultural norms defining what's 'natural' and fascinating within the sphere of sex
  • the verbal communique of sexual hope in several settings, genres and media.

The Language and Sexuality Reader includes extracts from: Hideko Abe, Laura M. Ahearn, Rusty Barrett, Deborah Cameron, Kathryn Campbell-Kibler, Donald W. Cory, Justine Coupland, Louie group, James Darsey, Penelope Eckert, Susan Ehrlich, Joseph J. Hayes, Scott F. Kiesling, Celia Kitzinger, Don Kulick, William L. jump, Gershon Legman, Momoko Nakamura, Sally McConnell-Ginet, Julia Penelope, Robert J. Podesva, June Machover Reinisch, Sarah J. Roberts, Stephanie A. Sanders, David Sonenschein, and David Valentine.

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