Saussure For Beginners by W. Terrence GordonSaussure For Beginners by W. Terrence Gordon

Saussure For Beginners

byW. Terrence GordonIllustratorAbbe Lubell

Paperback | July 16, 2015

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A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century. Saussure For Beginners puts the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) into clear and illuminating terms, focusing on the unifying principles of his teachings and showing how his thoughts on linguistics migrated to anthropology. Saussure's work is so powerful that it not only redefined modern linguistics, it also opened our minds to new ways of approaching anthropology, literary criticism, and psychoanalysis. Upon his death, his students were so inspired by his teachings that they published them as the "Course in General Linguistics."
W. Terrence Gordon has published more than twenty books, including McLuhan For Beginners and Linguistics For Beginners. He is currently at work on a book about James Joyce and a biographical fiction about the legendary linguist Charles Kay Ogden. When he is not busy writing or teaching, Gordon photographs the haunting beauty of Nova S...
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Title:Saussure For BeginnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.82 × 6.22 × 0.35 inPublished:July 16, 2015Publisher:For Beginners BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939994411

ISBN - 13:9781939994417

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