Tree of Meaning: Thirteen Talks

Tree of Meaning: Thirteen Talks

by Robert Bringhurst


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ISBN-13: 9781554470242
Publisher: Gaspereau Press
Publication date: 12/08/2006
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Jim Harrison     1
Prologue     9
The Polyhistorical Mind     15
The Persistence of Poetry and the Destruction of the World     40
The Vocation of Being, the Text of the Whole     46
Native American Oral Literatures and the Unity of the Humanities     64
The Audible Light in the Eyes     81
The Voice in the Mirror     107
Poetry and Thinking     139
The Tree of Meaning and the Work of Ecological Linguistics     159
The Humanity of Speaking: The Place of the Individual in the Making of Oral Culture     177
Prosodies of Meaning: Literary Form in Native North America     206
Wild Language     257
Finding Home: The Legacy of Bill Reid     277
The Silence That Is Not Poetry - and the Silence That Is     299
Index     323
Acknowledgements     329

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