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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.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.44 LANG    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Keith Harvey and Celia Shalom -- 1. Metaphors of Desire / Alice Deigman -- 2. Kissing and Cuddling: The Reciprocity of Romantic and Sexual Activity / Elizabeth Manning -- 3. 'Everybody Loves a Lover': Gay Men, Straight Men and a Problem of Lexical Choice / Keith Harvey -- 4. The Organisation of Narratives of Desire: A Study of First-Person Erotic Fantasies / Michael Hoey -- 5. 'An Explosion Deep Inside Her': Women's Desire and Popular Romance Fiction / Mary M. Talbot -- 6. 'You Would If You Loved Me': Language and Desire in the Teen Novel / Murray Knowles -- 7. 'I Just Called to Say I Love You': Love and Desire on the Telephone / Joanna Channell -- 8. 'Bunnikins, I Love You Snugly in Your Warren': Voices From Subterranean Cultures of Love / Wendy Langford -- 9. That Great Supermarket of Desire: Attributes of the Desired Other in Personal Advertisements / Celia Shalom -- 10. Speaking Its Name: The Poetic Expression of Gay Male Desire / Charles Lambert.
11. Discursive Categories and Desire: Feminists Negotiating Relationships / Sara Mills and Christine A. White.
Other author Harvey, Keith, 1959-
Shalom, Celia, 1953-
Subject Language and sex.
ISBN 0415136911
041513692X (pbk.)