The Message in the Bottle : How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other
by Walker Percy


Overview -

Profound and passionate essays from one of America's greatest literary voices

Before winning the National Book Award for fiction in 1962, Walker Percy was an established scholar of science, philosophy, and language. Presented here are his strongest essays in those subjects, offering what he called a "theory of man for a new age."

Ambitious yet readable, The Message in the Bottle encapsulates the philosophical foundations of his groundbreaking novels, perfect for Percy fans and new readers alike.  Read more...


 
eBook

Retail Price: $1.99
$1.44

(Save 28%)

Download

Language: English

This item is only available to U.S. and Canada billing addresses.

 
 
 
 

More About The Message in the Bottle by Walker Percy
 
 
 
Overview

Profound and passionate essays from one of America's greatest literary voices

Before winning the National Book Award for fiction in 1962, Walker Percy was an established scholar of science, philosophy, and language. Presented here are his strongest essays in those subjects, offering what he called a "theory of man for a new age."

Ambitious yet readable, The Message in the Bottle encapsulates the philosophical foundations of his groundbreaking novels, perfect for Percy fans and new readers alike. From discussions on the dislocation of man in the twentieth century to theories on why humans talk while other animals do not, thisis an enlightening collection from one of the South's most celebrated writers.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN: 9781453216408
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Date: Mar 2011
 
Customer Reviews