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The Spell of the Song by John Powell Ward Fairliegh University Press First edit 2004

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This book investigates the nature of the alphabet as a medium of communication. The general thesis is that writing is not a merely transparent or empty item like air or glass; rather, the alphabet is both modifier and enabler of meaning itself: The book investigates the general implications of this thesis.in 4 parts covering origin, a 6 point theory of the alphabet, readings of 5 poets and 20th century innovations and ideas.
A blue cloth hardback with accompanying dust-jacket. The jacket is in excellent condition with virtually no wear and has not been clipped. The boards and spine are also in excellent condition with no discernible wear.
Pages are fresh intact and tight with no inscriptions

Item details

Author(s):
John Powell Ward
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 x 3 cm
Edition:
First 2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0838639879
ISBN-13:
9780838639870
Number of pages:
495
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

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This book investigates the nature of the alphabet as a medium of communication. The general thesis is that writing is not a merely transparent or empty item like air or glass; rather, the alphabet is both modifier and enabler of meaning itself: The book investigates the general implications of this thesis.in 4 parts covering origin, a 6 point theory of the alphabet, readings of 5 poets and 20th century innovations and ideas.
A blue cloth hardback with accompanying dust-jacket. The jacket is in excellent condition with virtually no wear and has not been clipped. The boards and spine are also in excellent condition with no discernible wear.
Pages are fresh intact and tight with no inscriptions

Author(s):
John Powell Ward
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 x 3 cm
Edition:
First 2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0838639879
ISBN-13:
9780838639870
Number of pages:
495
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

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