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Language: The Unknown: An Initiation Into Linguistics

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-- "Voice Literary Supplement"
Paperback, 366 pages
Published December 9th 1991 by Columbia University Press (first published 1969)
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Pierre E. Loignon
Feb 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophie, science
Ce livre offre un compte rendu exhaustif et sommaire du questionnement humain sur le langage. Il s’amorce en nous donnant les outils terminologiques essentiels pour nous orienter, avant de brosser un portrait historique des pensées sur le langage à travers les diverses civilisations jusqu’aux derniers aboutissements de la linguistique moderne, pour aboutir sur la nécessité que nous l’imposerait la psychanalyse et la sémiotique de disposer d’une conception plus englobante du langage que celle don ...more
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Julia Kristeva is a French psychoanalyst, sociologist, critic and philosopher. She researches on psychoanalysis of the Lacanian tradition, and has interest in semiotics. She also founded the Simone de Beauvoir Prize.
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