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Writings in general linguistics

Author: Ferdinand de Saussure
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"Ferdinand de Saussure's Cours de linguistique generale was posthumously composed by his students from the notes they had made at his lectures. The book became one of the most influential works of the twentieth century, giving direction to modern linguistics and inspiration to literary and cultural theory. Before he died Saussure told friends he was writing up the lectures himself but no evidence of this was found.
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Saussure, Ferdinand de, 1857-1913.
Writings in general linguistics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607820532
Named Person: Ferdinand de Saussure
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ferdinand de Saussure
ISBN: 019926144X 9780199261444
OCLC Number: 67240389
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xxx, 336 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: On the dual essence of language (from the Orangery manuscripts) --
Miscellany and aphorisms --
Further reflections on general linguistics --
Notes for the course in general linguistics.
Other Titles: Écrits de linguistique générale.
Responsibility: Ferdinand de Saussure.
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Appears in the form of the author's students' lecture notes, which helped shape the thought of the twentieth century. This manuscript on general linguistics throws fresh light on central aspects of  Read more...

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a very good translation... this volume marks a true watershed in the development of Saussurean studies in the English-speaking world. John E. Joseph, The Modern Language Review This is basically a Read more...

 
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