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Gender and discourse

Author: Deborah Tannen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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"Deborah Tannen's You Just Don't Understand has been on the New York Times Best Seller list for nearly four years. Clearly, Tannen's insights into women's and men's conversational styles have touched a nerve. For years an internationally known and highly respected scholar in the field of linguistics, she has now become widely known for her work on how language both reflects and affects relations between men and
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Tannen
ISBN: 0195101243 9780195101249 0195089758 9780195089752
OCLC Number: 33936027
Description: x, 229 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Gender & discourse
Responsibility: Deborah Tannen.
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Tannen collects five of her published essays on gender and language, which provide a background as well as a response to her bestselling You Just Don't Understand (1990). She adds an introduction  Read more...

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sets a standard for contemporary work on gender and discourse analysis...the empirical studies and critical reviews Tannen has collected (half of which are published here for the first time) cogently Read more...

 
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