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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


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