The Monkey Grammarian

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Arcade Publishing, 1981 - Fiction - 162 pages
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Written while Paz was the Mexican ambassador to India, this dazzling mind-journey to the temple city of Galta becomes the occasion for the celebratel Mexican poet and philosopher to explore the eternally intriguing question: is language, the concept of grammar, God-given or did man invent it on his own with powers borrowed from the divine realm?
  

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Considering that I'm a fan of mind stories, or puzzle stories, I may be able to read about this adventure to the lost temple city of Gatta. I may find this story interesting.

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Art and India. This piece is rhythmic, sensual and peaceful. I have a sacred temple in my heart for pages and pages of poetry regarding exotic trees their medicinal uses. This is by far my favorite book of poetry. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
11
Section 4
17
Section 5
24
Section 6
35
Section 7
38
Section 8
41
Section 13
77
Section 14
82
Section 15
90
Section 16
93
Section 17
107
Section 18
116
Section 19
128
Section 20
131

Section 9
49
Section 10
58
Section 11
61
Section 12
71
Section 21
135
Section 22
153
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Octavio Paz is the author of more than forty columes of poetry and prose.

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