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Language, man, society : readings in communication

Author: Harold Edgar Briggs
Publisher: New York : Rinehart & Company, [1949] ©1949
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is intended for both the regular Freshman English course and the newer Communication classes. For the former it offers models of the various types and techniques of writing, such as autobiography, biography, other kinds of narration, description, research papers, reviews, definitions, processes, and analysis. For the latter it offers material on the media of communication, round tables, a radio play,  Read more...
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Briggs, Harold Edgar, 1900-
Language, man, society.
New York, Rinehart [1949]
(OCoLC)590066064
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Edgar Briggs
OCLC Number: 1020378
Description: xv, 707 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
From Screaming To Talking / Otto Jespersen --
The Story Of My Life / Helen Keller --
The Biography Of A Baby / Milicent Washburn Shinn --
Final Note On A Case Of Extreme Isolation / Kingsley Davis --
The Cases Of Rose L. And Sarah O. / Burton M. Castner --
Language And Thought / Logan Pearsall Smith --
Language And The Training Of Thought / John Dewey --
The World Of Words / Wendell Johnson --
Semantics And Everyday Existence / S. Stansfeld Sargent --
Aphorisms On Language / Francis Bacon --
Words And Behaviour / Aldous Huxley --
A Glossary Of Semantic Terms --
Swing Your Partner With The Economists / Stuart Chase --
The Little Man Who Wasn't There / S.I. Hayakawa --
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Affective Communication / S.I. Hayakawa --
Extensipnal Orientation / S.I. Hayakawa --
That All Problems Are Merely Verbal / Barrows Dunham --
Popular Studies In Semantics / Margaret Schlauch --
And / Margaret M. Bryant --
The Disorderly Conduct Of Words / Zechariah Chafee, Jr. --
Abrams Et Al. V. United States / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. --
The Bill Of Rights --
Present-Day American Tragedy / Vincent Sheean --
Laurenceburg Verdict Assessed / Vincent Sheean --
Prediction And Evaluation / Wendell Johnson --
The Method Of Zadig / Jacques Barzun --
The Psychological Conception Of Mental Disorder / Bernard Hart --
Projection / Bernard Hart --
Culture And Neurosis / Karen Horney --
The Special Theory Of Relativity / Albert Einstein --
Broad Points Of View / P.W. Bridgman --
The Aesthetic Hypothesis / Clive Bell --
Society And Art / Clive Bell --
Van Gogh And Gauguin / Herbert Read --
Utility, Beauty, Waste / Thorstein Veblen --
The Monster / Deems Taylor --
Music For Use / E.T. Canby --
Taliesin / Frank Lloyd Wright --
Language And Poetic Creation / Margaret Schlauch --
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer / John Keats --
My Last Duchess / Robert Browning --
Musee Des Beaux Arts / W.H. Auden --
I Paint What I See / E.B. White --
You, Andrew Marvell / Archibald Macleish --
How To Detect Propaganda / Institute For Propaganda Analysis --
Psychological Barriers To Communication / Daniel Katz --
Hearing Is Believing / Dixon Wecter --
Broadcasters Have Big Ears / Saul Carson --
Can Anything Be Done For American Radio? / Rolf Kaltenborn --
Time / The New Pictures --
Movies In America: After Fifty Years / Budd Schulberg --
We Could Start A Newspaper / Nine Nieman Fellows --
International Bulletin Fever / Nine Nieman Fellows --
Probe Use Hit In Press Flay; Reds' Button Attack Bared / A.J. Liebling --
Editorial Writer / John Bainbridge --
Selling Dreams In Marble Halls / Jerome Ellison --
Book Club Controversy / Merle Miller --
What Is Communism? / University Of Chicago Round Table --
What Is Capitalism? / University Of Chicago Round Table --
The Fall Of The City / Archibald Macleish --
TVA-Arguments Pro And Con --
TVA, Democracy On The March / David E. Lilienthal --
The Implications Of Tva / C.W. Kellogg --
Profit And Loss (Cartoon) / Herblock --
The Scandal That Failed (Cartoon) / Fitzpatrick --
Money Over The Dam (Cartoon) / Gale --
The Posed Picture (Cartoon) / Parrish --
Proceedings And Debates ... On The Nomination Of David E. Lilienthal As Chairman Of The Atomic Energy Commission / The 80th Congress --
Credo / David E. Lilienthal --
Suggestions For Study And Discussion.
Responsibility: Harold E. Briggs.

Abstract:

This book is intended for both the regular Freshman English course and the newer Communication classes. For the former it offers models of the various types and techniques of writing, such as autobiography, biography, other kinds of narration, description, research papers, reviews, definitions, processes, and analysis. For the latter it offers material on the media of communication, round tables, a radio play, cartoons, semantics, and oral English, with the possibility of making use of recordings. For both types of courses it offers stimulating ideas and examples of good modern writing.

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