The Course, of course

Bezeczky, Gábor (2013) The Course, of course. In: Ferdinand de Saussure. Routledge of Taylor and Francis Group, London; New York, pp. 25-45. ISBN 978-0-415-46548-9

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Ferdinand de Saussure is regarded as the father of modern linguistics. His child, a Methuselah now, is still not entirely unlike him. There are very many writings to praise the role his Course in General Linguistics (Ferdinand de Saussure Cours de Linguistique Générale. Paris, Payot. 1922. Ferdinand de Saussure Cours de Linguistique Générale. Édition critique préparée par Tullio de Mauro. Paris, Payot. 1978. Ferdinand de Saussure Course in General Linguistics Trans. by Roy Harris. London, Duckworth. 1983. Jonathan Culler Saussure Glasgow, Fontana/Collins. 1976. Émile Benveniste "Saussure après un demi-siècle" in Problèmes de Linguistique Générale. Paris, Gallimard. 1966.) played in the history of linguistics, there are only a few to criticize its shortcomings. The Course is, indeed, a mixture of ingenious vision, elegant statements and far-reaching, latent confusion. This paper, unjustly and one-sidedly, concentrates almost exclusively on the contradictions.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > P0 Philology. Linguistics / filológia, nyelvészet
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