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The search for the perfect language / Umberto Eco ; translated by James Fentress
Bib ID 1689953
Format BookBook
Author
Eco, Umberto
 
Uniform Title Ricerca della lingua perfetta nella cultura europea. English
Description Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1995 
x, 385 pages ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0006863787 (paperback)
0631174656
Series

Making of Europe.

Full contents
  • 1. From Adam to Confusio Linguarum
  • 2. The Kabbalistic Pansemioticism
  • 3. The Perfect Language of Dante
  • 4. The Ars Magna of Raymond Lull
  • 5. The Monogenetic Hypothesis and the Mother Tongues
  • 6. Kabbalism and Lullism in Modern Culture
  • 7. The Perfect Language of Images
  • 8. Magic Language
  • 9. Polygraphies
  • 10. A Priori Philosophical Languages
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Language and languages.  |  Language, Universal.  |  Language and culture -- Europe.

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