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Language and reality.

Author: Neil Postman
Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Postman
OCLC Number: 3395341
Description: 409 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Communication, symbolism, and community --
ch. 1. What is communication? --
ch. 2. What is a symbol? --
ch. 3. What is community? --
ch. 4. What is language? --
pt. 2. Language and reality --
ch. 5. Metaphor and reality --
ch. 6. Vocabulary and reality --
ch. 7. Grammar and reality --
pt. 3. The communication of information --
ch. 8. What is news? --
ch. 9. Why is news? --
ch. 10. Language and news --
pt. 4. The communication of social values --
ch. 11. language and social values --
ch. 12. Business and social values --
ch. 13. Television and social values --
ch. 14. The literature of television --
ch. 15. School and society --
ch. 16. School and society --
pt. 5. The communication of feeling --
ch. 16. Culture and myth --
ch. 17. The poetic perspective --
ch. 18. The humorous perspective --
ch. 19. The allegorical perspective --
ch. 20. What is communication?

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