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Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies
by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre


Overview - -Like any other life-sustaining resource, - says Marilyn McEntyre, -language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants.- Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored. Drawing on a wide range of sources, both critical and literary, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies is an engaging address to everyone concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word.  Read more...

 
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Overview
-Like any other life-sustaining resource, - says Marilyn McEntyre, -language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants.- Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored. Drawing on a wide range of sources, both critical and literary, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies is an engaging address to everyone concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word.

-If every literate person in the United States read this book, the result could dramatically transform our society. . . . Written with modesty, keen insight, and grace, Marilyn McEntyre's Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies proposes a revolution of human expression that would bring precision, honesty, and felicity to the spoken and written discourse of contemporary culture.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780802848642
  • ISBN-10: 0802848648
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 242
  • Dimensions: 7.54 x 5.58 x 0.66 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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