Language and Silence: Essays and Notes, 1958-66 George Steiner

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Language and Silence: Essays and Notes, 1958-66  by  George Steiner

Language and Silence: Essays and Notes, 1958-66 by George Steiner
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How do we evaluate the power and utility of language when it has been manipulated to circumvent the truth at high levels or charged with vulgarity and imprecision by mass-consumer culture? How can fractured language adapt to the demands of more exactMoreHow do we evaluate the power and utility of language when it has been manipulated to circumvent the truth at high levels or charged with vulgarity and imprecision by mass-consumer culture?

How can fractured language adapt to the demands of more exact speech required by mathematics and symbolic notation? These are some of the questions addressed in this elegantly written book, first published in 1967 to international acclaim.



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