The Tiger in the House

The Tiger in the House

by Carl Van Vechten
     
 


Witty, urbane, sophisticated treasury of anecdotes, facts and lore about Felis cattus, the domesticated cat. Explores the ubiquitous creature's independent nature, long association with the occult, place in folklore, music, art, fiction, and more. Charmingly illustrated with drawings by Grandville, Steinlen, Beardsley and others.
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Witty, urbane, sophisticated treasury of anecdotes, facts and lore about Felis cattus, the domesticated cat. Explores the ubiquitous creature's independent nature, long association with the occult, place in folklore, music, art, fiction, and more. Charmingly illustrated with drawings by Grandville, Steinlen, Beardsley and others.

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Collects 14 essays written by linguist Frederick J. Newmeyer (U. of Washington) over the last 15 years, some of which have never been published before. The essays address the nature of the "Chomskyan Revolution," the deep structure debates of the 1970s, and the attempts to apply generative theory to second language acquisition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486291291
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/12/1996
Series:
Dorset Press Reprints Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.81(d)

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