George Steiner, After Babel. Oxford University Press 1998.
ISBN: 0192880934, 9780192880932. Dewey Decimal: 418/.02. Library of Congress Number: 97032539.
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A civilization is imprisoned in a linguistic contour which no longer matches, or matches only at certain ritual, arbitrary points, the changing landscape of fact. Is there some linguistic factor in the riddle of the collapse of...