On the wisdom of words, by Geoffrey Wagner.


Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [1968] .

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Subjects English language -- Semantics.
Description iv, 345 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. 1. Apparent language. The demeaning of meaning: the language of politics ; Instead of a sonata: the sounds of silence ; Hidden language: the rites of ritual ; On eating the menu: kicking words ; Names: the emblems of identity -- part 2. Transparent language. Meaning: the case of the missing snuffbox ; The private eyes of inference ; The chimeras of context ; Tribal typing: the code of classes ; Taboo: the forbidden tree ; Escalation of rhetoric: the power of negative thinking.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)173457
(OCoLC)ocm00173457
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WorldCat Identities Wagner, Geoffrey Atheling.
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