Transgender identity labels in the British press (2013-2015). A corpus-based discourse analysis

Angela Zottola

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Abstract

This contribution focuses on the linguistic representation of transgender people in the British press, through the analysis of a corpus of newspaper articles collected between 2013 and 2015. Within the framework of Queer Linguistics and Corpus-based Discourse Analysis, this study analyses the linguistic choices retraceable in the corpus under investigation, conveying a given representation of transgender individuals as social subjects. The analysis focuses on naming strategies and the collective representation of transgender identities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237–262
JournalJournal of Language and Sexuality
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2018

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