women and cars

Kathryn Remlinger remlingk at GVSU.EDU
Wed May 14 15:07:32 UTC 2003

I have a student who is researching the use of the prounoun "she" and
female-marked names to reference cars. She has found some discussion on
this topic (Spender, Dinnerstein, and others) but she would like more
current research to study. Can anyone recommend sources?

Many thanks,

Kathryn Remlinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English: Linguistics
Department of English
Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401 USA
remlingk at gvsu.edu
tel: 616-331-3122
fax: 616-331-3430

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