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  • Nominalizations

    1st Edition

    By Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

    Based on extensive and diverse material from 70 languages, and covering a range of previously undiscussed problems, this book provides a thorough analysis of how nominalization types interact with other structural features. It focuses on action nominal constructions, and in particular, the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28

  • The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France

    Women Writ, Women Writing, 1st Edition

    By Domna C. Stanton

    In its six case studies, The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France works out a model for (early modern) gender, which is articulated in the introduction. The book comprises essays on the construction of women: three in texts by male and three by female writers, including Racine, Fénelon,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Performativity and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    From the age of Aristotle to the age of AIDS, writers, thinkers, performers and activists have wresteled with what "performance" is all about. At the same moment, "performativity"--a new concept in language theory--has become a ubiquitous term in literary studies. This volume grapples with the…

    Paperback – 1995-10-24
    Essays from the English Institute

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