The Tree of Meaning: Language, Mind and Ecology

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The Tree of Meaning "Poems, where I come from," writes Robert Bringhurst, "are spoken to be written and written to be spoken. "The Tree of Meaning" is a book of critical prose composed in the same way." Together these 13 lectures present a superbly grounded approach to the study of language, focusing on storytelling, mythology, comparative literature, humanity, and the breadth of oral culture. Spanning 10 years of le Full description

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"[Bringhurst] is part MIT and part California ashram; when reading him one has the unusual sense that the writer, even without his writing, would be an interesting guy."

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