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The Resource The genius of language : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues, edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser

The genius of language : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues, edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser

Label
The genius of language : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues
Title
The genius of language
Title remainder
fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1421
LC item number
.G46 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The genius of language : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues, edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way back / Bharati Mukherjee -- Yes and no / Amy Tan -- Trouble with language / Josef *Skvorecký -- Circus biped / Bert Keizer -- French without tears / Luc Sante -- Prelude / Thomas Laqueur -- Recovering the original / Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Split self / Nicholas Papandreou -- Limpid blue, poppy / M.J. Fitzgerald -- Personal singular / Ha-yun Jung -- On being an orphaned writer / Louis Begley -- The mother tongue between two slices of rye / Gary Shteyngart -- Boswell and Mrs. Miller / James Campbell -- Footnotes to a double life / Ariel Dorfman -- My Yiddish / Leonard Michaels
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780375422386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003060894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373593887
Label
The genius of language : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues, edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way back / Bharati Mukherjee -- Yes and no / Amy Tan -- Trouble with language / Josef *Skvorecký -- Circus biped / Bert Keizer -- French without tears / Luc Sante -- Prelude / Thomas Laqueur -- Recovering the original / Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Split self / Nicholas Papandreou -- Limpid blue, poppy / M.J. Fitzgerald -- Personal singular / Ha-yun Jung -- On being an orphaned writer / Louis Begley -- The mother tongue between two slices of rye / Gary Shteyngart -- Boswell and Mrs. Miller / James Campbell -- Footnotes to a double life / Ariel Dorfman -- My Yiddish / Leonard Michaels
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780375422386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003060894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373593887

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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