Language and Desire: Encoding Sex, Romance, and Intimacy


Exploring the language we use to talk about and express romantic and sexual desire, the contributors use a variety of approaches to analyse the patterns of this discourse and to examine the attitudes and assumptions embodied in the English language.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Keith Harvey
  • Celia Shalom
  • Alice Deignan
  • Elizabeth Manning
  • Michael Hoey
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1997


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