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A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language. From award-winning, internationally known scholar and translator Ilan Stavans comes On Self-Translation,a collection of essays and conversations on language in...
Serendipities: Language and Lunacy
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Serendipities is a careful unraveling of the fabulous and the false, a brilliant exposition of how unanticipated truths often spring from false ideas. From Leibniz's belief that the I Ching illustrated the principles of calculus to Marco Polo's mista...
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The Tree of Meaning: Language, Mind and Ecology
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Poems, where I come from,” writes Robert Bringhurst, are spoken to be written and written to be spoken. The Tree of Meaning is a book of critical prose composed in the same way.” Together, these thirteen lectures present a superbly grounded a...
The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
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For more than four hundred years, the personal essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant of all literary forms. Distinguished from the detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational tone, its loose structure, and its drive...
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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
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A provisional title for this collection was “Fifty Stabs at the Truth of Language,” which despite its weight, I remain fond of because of its nod to Montaigne’s Essais, which the French master thought of as stabs at the truth of his experience....
The Lifespan of a Fact
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Now a Broadway Play. An innovative essayist and his fact-checker do battle about the use of truth and the definition of nonfiction.How negotiable is a fact? In 2003, after publishing his book of experimental essays, Halls of Fame, John D’Agata was ...
Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Approaches to Teaching World Literature)
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A leader of the transcendentalist movement and one of the country's first public intellectuals, Ralph Waldo Emerson has been a long-standing presence in American literature courses. Today he is remembered for his essays, but in the nineteenth century...
Modern Philosophy of Language
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A collection of seminal writings on the philosophy of language. In our century, philosophers have become increasingly concerned with the relationship between language, the mind, and the world. Language has come to be viewed both as a source of puzzle...
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Thinking in Search of a Language: Essays on American Intellect and Intuition
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Thinking in Search of a Language explores American literary and philosophical traditions, and their intimate connections, by focusing on two defining strands in the intellectual history of the United States. The first half of the book offers a multif...
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