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Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other

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In Message in the Bottle, Walker Percy offers insights on such varied yet interconnected subjects as symbolic reasoning, the origins of mankind, Helen Keller, Semioticism, and the incredible Delta Factor. Confronting difficult philosophical questions with a novelist's eye, Percy rewards us again and again with his keen insights into the way that language possesses all of us.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-335).

About the Author

Walker Percy is the author of over ten books, many of which were bestsellers, and he is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time.

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ISBN:
9780312254018
Author:
Percy, Walker
Publisher:
Picador USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Language and culture
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
20000431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.4 x 1 in

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Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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