The Book of Babel: Words and the Way We See Things

Front Cover
University of Iowa Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 310 pages
3 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Calissa - LibraryThing

It is essentially a book on etymology. It is divided into two parts. In the first part, the author talks about the origin and relationship of particular words by grouping them into different ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Babel: Words and the Way We See Things

User Review  - Don - Goodreads

I found this book difficult to finish. Many of the word movements that were alleged seemed hard for me to follow. I'm fascinated with the topic of etymology, this book argues for a more organic path ... Read full review

Contents

HORSEHAIR
3
Panache 10 Like Cauliflowers 13 Frizzy Hair
17
Grio ana Mote
31
Copyright

7 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information