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Language, context, and the imagination : essays / by Paul Friedrich ; selected and introduced by Anwar S. Dil.

; Dil, Anwar S
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780804710220, 0804710228

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Other Authors Dil, Anwar S.
Subjects Anthropological linguistics.
Antropologische linguïstiek.
Dialectes proto-indoeuropéens.
Ethnolinguistique.
Poesía -- Discursos, ensayos, conferencias.
Poetry.
Poésie -- Histoire et critique.
Proto-Indo-European language.
Ruso -- Discursos, ensayos, conferencias.
Russe (Langue) -- Aspect social.
Russian language -- Social aspects.
Series Language science and national development.
Description xiv, 523 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes "Bibliography of Paul Friedrich's works": pages 519-523.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The symbol: The symbol and its relative non-arbitrariness.--Symbol and context in time; Russia: Structural implications of Russian pronominal usage. Semantic structure and social structure; an instance from Russian. The linguistic reflex of social change; from tsarist to Soviet Russian kinship.--Proto-Indo-European: Proto-Indo-European kinship. Proto-Indo-European trees. The Proto-Indo-European goddess of dawn, Awsos.--Symbolic and contextual planes: Dialectical variation in Tarascan phonology. Shape categories in grammar. On the meaning of the Tarascan suffixes of space.--Language, poetic language, and the imagination: Metaphor-like relations between referential subsets. Speech as a personality symbol; the case of Achilles. Poetic language and the imagination; a reformulaton of the Sapir hypothesis.--Author's postscript.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5503141
(OCoLC)ocm05503141
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WorldCat Identities Friedrich, Paul, 1927-
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