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These conversations between two linguistic scholars who were also husband and wife cover such topics as the characterization of the phoneme, symbolist poetry, the genetic basis of language, linguistic universals, semiotic systems, and aphasia and the process of language acquisition by children.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262100267 200 pp. | 7.9 in x 5.3 in

Endorsements

  • Dialogues is a genuine conversation between two of the most highly respected Slavicists of our era...

    Michael Sosa

    World Literature Today

  • This is not only a very informative account of Jakobson's astonishing life and work but also an entertainment.

    Frank Kermode