Studies In Words

by Lewis, C S

Language—in its communicative and playful functions, its literary formations and its shifting meanings—is a perennially fascinating topic. C. S. Lewis's Studies in Words explores this fascination by taking a series of words and teasing out their connotations using examples from a vast range of English literature, recovering lost meanings and analyzing their functions. It doubles as an absorbing and entertaining study of verbal communication, its pleasures and problems. The issues revealed are essential to all who read and communicate thoughtfully, and are handled here by a masterful exponent and analyst of the English language. -C.S. Lewis

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Cambridge University Press; Brook Crutchly published the First US Edition, First Printing in 1960. The edition is characterized Royal blue hardback with gold author/title on black field with gold bars on spine

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Cambridge University Press; Browne and Nolan published the Second Edition in Dublin, 1967. The edition is characterized by Royal blue hardback with gold author/title on black field with gold bars on spine

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