Publication details [#53595]

Planchenault, Gaëlle. 2010. Virtual community and politeness: The use of female markers of identity and solidarity in a transvestites' website. Journal of Politeness Research 6 (1) : 83–103.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Drawing on introductory texts, written by members of a virtual community of transvestites for a French-speaking website, this paper addressess linguistic ideology and representations, in particular concerning gender, and focuses especially on expectations regarding feminine talk and politeness, such as cooperation and fencing off rough language.