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

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University of Iowa Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 310 pages
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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

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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


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