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Stalin on Linguistics and Other Essays : Language, Discourse, Society - Piers Gray

Stalin on Linguistics and Other Essays

Language, Discourse, Society

By: Piers Gray, Colin MacCabe (Editor), Victoria Rothschild (Editor)

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Published: 22nd May 2002
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Piers Gray was one of the most brilliant literary writers of his generation. These essays ranging from Oscar Wilde to Levin, from Shakespeare to pulp fiction, use the full resources of literary and linguistic analysis to produce a reading of European culture and society in the twentieth century. In his final posthumous essay On Linearity, Gray summons all his reading and knowledge to deliver his final judgement on life and death.

essays Ip. 1
Wallace Stevens; Harmonium: the Course of a Particularp. 3
On the Use of the Sonnet in Romeo and Juliet, or 'But Where's the Bloody Horse?'p. 52
The Community of Interpretation: T. S. Eliot and Josiah Roycep. 81
Hong Kong, Shanghai, the Great Wall: Bernard Shaw in Chinap. 110
Notesp. 139
Essays IIp. 143
The Comedy of Sufferingp. 145
Totalitarian Logic: Stalin on Linguisticsp. 164
Oaths and Laughter and Indecent Speechp. 189
On Linearityp. 212
Memoirsp. 251
Piers in Hong Kongp. 253
Language: Black, White and Shades of Grayp. 258
Indexp. 261
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ISBN: 9780333792827
ISBN-10: 0333792823
Series: Language, Discourse, Society
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 267
Published: 22nd May 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1