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violence of language

by Jean-Jacques Lecercle

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pragmatics.,
  • Linguistics.,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJean-Jacques Lecercle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP99.4.P72 L4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1856388M
    ISBN 100415034302, 0415034310
    LC Control Number90008343

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Jean-Jacques Lecercle is Professor of English at the University of Paris at Nanterre. He has published widely in the fields of philosophy of language and literary theory, and is the author of The Violence of Language, Philosophy of Nonsense, Interpretations of Pragmatics and Deleuze and Language/5.

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