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Language and silence

essays on language, literature, and the inhuman.

by George Steiner

  • 183 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature,
  • Literature -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN511 .S687
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 426 p. ; 25 cm.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5537349M
    LC Control Number67014332
    OCLC/WorldCa326897


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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Internet Archive : Cardinal Robert Sarah: “God’s first language is silence.” In commenting on this beautiful, rich insight of Saint John of the Cross, Thomas Keating, in his work Invitation to Love, writes.Silence is an ocean.

Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don't walk into the language-river. Listen to the ocean, and bring your talky business to an end.

Traditional words are just babbling in that presence, and babbling is a substitute for sight.