Edmund Leach, 17 December 1981
Show More The Architecture of Experience: A Discussion of the Role of Language and Literature in the Construction of the World by G.D. Martin.
Edinburgh, 201 pp., £12, February 1981, 0 333 23560 6Show More
“... of the Walrus talking about why the sea is boiling hot or whether pigs have wings, though, since Martin is a University Lecturer in French, a better parallel might be Bouvard and Pécuchet, Flaubert’s satire on the indiscriminate accumulation of half-digested knowledge. The blurb endorses such comment: ‘Graham ...”