L'homme et la factrice: sur la logique du genre en français*

@article{Mercier2002LhommeEL,
  title={L'homme et la factrice: sur la logique du genre en français*},
  author={A. Mercier},
  journal={Dialogue},
  year={2002},
  volume={41},
  pages={481 - 516}
}
ABSTRACT I present several arguments which provide what I consider to be a definitive argument against certain forms of masculine language in their so-called sexually neutral usage. In the first part, I concentrate on the use of the word “homme,” and I defend the idea that it embodies a perverse contingent a priori. In the second part, I examine how this pernicious a priori—this masculine language virus—infects the pronominal system of French. I conclude with an undoubtedly surprising… Expand
2 Citations