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The edge of meaning

Author: James Boyd White
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How do you imagine the world, and yourself and others within it? How do you confront the constraints of language, the evils of your particular culture, the limits of your own mind? How do you use what you imagine to give meaning to your past experience and shape your expectations for the future? Such are the questions that drive The Edge of Meaning by the distinguished humanist and lawyer James Boyd White."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Boyd White
ISBN: 0226894819 9780226894812 0226894800 9780226894805
OCLC Number: 45582736
Description: xiv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Thoreau's Walden --
Huckleberry Finn --
The Odyssey --
Reading Greek --
Making meaning in the sentence --
The Phaedrus --
Frost and Herbert --
The life of the law as a life of writing --
The depth of meaning in Vermeer.
Responsibility: James Boyd White.
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How do you imagine the world, and yourself and others within it? How do you confront the constraints of language, the evils of your particular culture, the limits of your own mind? In this book,  Read more...

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