The Language of Names
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Language of Names by Justin Kaplan
Book DescriptionAs delightful and playful as it is profound and serious, The Language of Names is an absolute original -- a fascinating book that reveals us to ourselves, that demonstrates the endless variety of ways in which names shape our daily lives. Drawing on social and literary history, psychology and anthropology, anecdotes, and life stories, biographer Justin Kaplan and novelist Anne Bernays have written a fascinating account of names and naming in contemporary society that touches on class structure, ethnic and religious practices, manners, and everyday life. Graceful, eloquent, and richly informed, The Language of Names explores and illuminates our favorite subject -- ourselves.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780684838670
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Justin Kaplan
Pocket Aristotle, Paperback (August 2012)
In this volume of selections from Aristotle, Justin D. Kaplan has included the most widely read, studied, and quoted works of the great philosopher. The editor's notes give the reader a convenient and concise review of each work.
Life on the Mississippi, Paperback / softback (November 2009)
At once a romantic history of a mighty river and an autobiographical account of Twain's early steamboat days, here is the raw material from which Mark Twain wrote his finest novel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Revised reissue.
When the Astors Owned New York, Paperback / softback (July 2007)
This newest book by Pulitzer Prize winner Kaplan is a sparkling combination of biography, social history, architectural appreciation, and pure pleasure, as he looks at the Astor familys dynasty and its contributions to the city of New York.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, Hardback (November 2002)» View all books by Justin Kaplan
First published in 1855, the 17th edition of this work has been completely updated and revised by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. It contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2500 authors, 90 of whom are new to "Bartlett's", including the Clintons and J.K. Rowling.
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