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Textual Construction of the Female Body : A Critical Discourse Approach (Hardcover)

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This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways in which texts from women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. By looking at a wide range of texts and studying the language used to describe female forms, Lesley Jeffries provides an insight into the experience of the female reader of such texts, and the likely impact upon her own self-image.

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Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9780333914519
SKU 204175216
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0333914511
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0212
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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