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The Tongue Snatchers

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Claudine Herrmann became famous in France with he publication of Les Voleuses de langue in 1976. Her much-quoted book is now recognized as a modern classic of feminist literary criticism. Nancy Kline's welcome English translation captures the clarity and passion of observations that go beyond books to boudoirs and boardrooms. Herrmann charges that language is the fundamental means by which women are oppressed. Their education forces them to parrot masculine discourse, often gets them dismissed as chatterboxes, and ...

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The Tongue Snatchers
1991, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803272521

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The Tongue Snatchers
1989, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803223462

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