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 To Speak Like a Woman: The Feminine Mantra and Bodied Speech

Loriliai Biernacki

in Renowned Goddess of Desire: Women, Sex, and Speech in Tantra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195327823
eISBN:
9780199785520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327823.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter looks at the links between “female” speech and the female body, arguing that female speech is frequently stereotypically coded as performative speech. A consequence of this stereotype of ... More


Female Speech

ANDREAS WILLI

in The Languages of Aristophanes: Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Classical Attic Greek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215102
eISBN:
9780191718915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215102.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter recapitulates female-speech features in Aristophanes and relates this data to modern gender-linguistic theories. It begins by discussing basic concepts in sociolinguistic research on ... More


A typology of languages with genderlects and grammatical gender

Françoise Rose

in Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the interaction of genderlects with grammatical gender within a Canonical Typology approach. Systems in which indexical gender interacts with grammatical gender are ... More


Women from the Rostra: Fulvia and the

Bill Gladhill

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the role that Fulvia played as a public speaker in the aftermath of the murder of her husband Clodius, and the way in which Cicero presented Fulvia’s actions in his defence of ... More


Oratorum Romanarum Fragmenta Liberae Rei Publicae: The Letter of Cornelia, , and the Speeches of Her Father and Son

Judith P. Hallett

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the boundaries of female public speech at Rome through an analysis of a letter, preserved by Nepos, which was sent to the tribune Gaius Gracchus by his mother Cornelia. It ... More


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