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Title: Saussure
Written By: John E. Joseph
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"John E. Joseph's biography is a rich, scholarly account, exhaustively detailed,
pursuing the Saussure family back into the fifteenth century and forward to the
present day" - Patrick Wilcken, Literary Review

In the first comprehensive biography of Ferdinand de Saussure, John E. Joseph
restores the full character and history of a man who is considered the founder of
modern linguistics and whose ideas have influenced literary theory, philosophy,
cultural studies, and virtually every other branch of humanities and the social
sciences.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199695652
ISBN-13: 9780199695652
Pages: 800
Prices: U.K. £ 30.00