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The Language Parallax

Linguistic Relativism and Poetic Indeterminacy

The Language Parallax( )
Author: Friedrich, Paul
ISBN:978-0-292-74651-0
Publication Date:Jan 1986
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $21.95
Book Description:

Humankind has always been fascinated and troubled by the way languages and dialects differ. Linguistically based differences in point of view have preoccupied many original minds of the past, such as Kant, and remain at the forefront of language study: in philosophy, anthropology, literary criticism, and other fields.

Paul Friedrich's The Language Parallax argues persuasively that the "locus and focus" of differences among languages lies not so much in practical or rational...
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Book Details
Pages:206
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 cm
Book Weight:0.682 Kilograms



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