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The Presence of the Word

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Terry Lectures. A religious philosopher's exploration of the nature and history of the word argues that the word is initially and always sound, that it cannot be reduced to any other category, and that sound is essentially an event manifesting power and personal presence. His analysis of the development of verbal expression, from oral sources through the transfer to the visual world and to contemporary means of electronic communication, shows that the predicament of the human word is the predicament of man himself.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300099737
Author:
Ong, Walter J.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Ong, Walter J., S.J.
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Terry Lectures Series
Publication Date:
19670931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
378
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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