Saussure for Beginners by W. Terrence Gordon
(Writers and Readers Beginners Documentary Comic Book)

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A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century, Saussure for Beginners puts the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure into clear and illuminating terms, focusing on the unifying principles of his teachings and showing how his thoughts on linguistics migrated to anthropology. Cartoons & photos throughout.

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Published July 1, 1996 by Writers & Readers. 122 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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I’ve been flipping through Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester’s Comics Studies Reader, and have been struck again by how much energy folks spend in trying to define comics, and at how pointless such efforts seem.

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