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The world of silence

Author: Max Picard
Publisher: South Bend, Ind. : Gateway, ©1952.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Picard
ISBN: 0895269392 9780895269393
OCLC Number: 4707783
Notes: Translation of Die Welt des Schweigens.
Description: 231 pages ; 17 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The nature of silence --
The basic phenomenon of silence --
Silence as the origin of speech --
Silence, language and truth --
The silence in speech --
Man between silence and speech --
The demonic in silence and speech --
Language and gesture --
The ancient languages --
The ego and silence --
Knowledge and silence --
Things and silence --
History and silence --
World of myth --
Images and silence --
Love and silence --
Silence and the human face --
Animals and silence --
Time and silence --
Childhood, old age and silence --
Silence and the peasant --
Men and things in silence --
Nature and silence --
Poetry and silence --
The plastics arts and silence --
The noise of words --
The radio --
The remains of silence --
Illness, death and silence --
The world without silence --
The hope --
Silence and faith.
Responsibility: Max Picard.

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