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Title Language and desire : encoding sex, romance, and intimacy / edited by Keith Harvey and Celia Shalom
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (x, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; About the authors; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; METAPHORS OF DESIRE; KISSING AND CUDDLING: THE RECIPROCITY OF ROMANTIC AND SEXUAL ACTIVITY; 'EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER': GAY MEN, STRAIGHT MEN AND A PROBLEM OF LEXICAL CHOICE; THE ORGANISATION OF NARRATIVES OF DESIRE: A STUDY OF FIRST-PERSON EROTIC FANTASIES; 'AN EXPLOSION DEEP INSIDE HER': WOMEN'S DESIRE AND POPULAR ROMANCE FICTION; 'YOU WOULD IF YOU LOVED ME': LANGUAGE AND DESIRE IN THE TEEN NOVEL; 'I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU': LOVE AND DESIRE ON THE TELEPHONE
Summary An original and intriguing exploration into the language we use to talk about and express romantic and sexual desire
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Language and sex.
Form Electronic book
Author Harvey, Keith, 1959-
Shalom, Celia, 1953-
LC no. 96037726
ISBN 0203285123 (electronic bk.)
0203437020 (electronic bk.)
0415136911
9780203285121 (electronic bk.)
9780203437025 (electronic bk.)
9780415136914
(Paper)