Premier Cours De Linguistique Générale (1907)/Saussure's First Course of Lectures on General Linguistics (1907) (Language & Communication Library volume 15)

Premier Cours De Linguistique Générale (1907)/Saussure's First Course of Lectures on General Linguistics (1907) (Language & Communication Library volume 15)

Ferdinand de Saussure, Eisuke Komatsu, George Wolf


Saussure's Cours de linguistique générale has been one of many seminal books of the 20th century, having formed sleek linguistics and semiology, and having importantly affected anthropology, philosophy and literary stories. but the publication was once written via Saussure's colleagues, in line with pupil notes taken in the course of the 3 events whilst Saussure gave his lectures on common linguistics. For Saussure's first path, the notebooks of Albert Riedlinger are definitely the simplest and the main precise. they've got loomed huge in our wisdom of Saussurean linguistics, yet a few Saussure's statements, as recorded by means of Riedlinger, have by no means been recognized to a bigger public. earlier, these notes themselves were unavailable, other than in fragmented and incomplete shape in Engler's unwieldy and hard-to-find version of the Cours. Now, the easiest of the scholar notes to all 3 classes might be on hand for the 1st time as they have been taken down in French, and feature been supplied with a dealing with translation, an creation, and a whole analytical index of terminology. With their ebook, Saussurean students in addition to scholars of linguistics and similar disciplines may have at their disposal the main trustworthy resource fabric for Saussure's considering on language. it truly is was hoping that this paintings will inspire those that take Saussure's important rules to be sufficiently identified from the CLG to think again Saussure's principles of their better immediacy and of their improvement, to be able to savour nuances of his pondering more often than not unknown till now.
This variation offers Riedlinger's notes intact and of their unique order. The notes are followed by means of an creation and a whole English translation of the textual content. including the opposite volumes, it bargains the simplest perception but into the evolution of Saussure's thinking.

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