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The Message in the Bottle : How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other
Profound and passionate essays from one of America's greatest literary voices Before winning the National Book Award for fiction in 1962, Walker Percy was an established scholar of science, philosophy, and language. Presented here are his strongest essays in those subjects, offering what he called a "theory of man for a new age." Ambitious yet readable, The Message in the Bottle encapsulates the philosophical foundations of his groundbreaking novels, perfect for Percy fans and new readers alike. From discussions on the dislocation of man in the twentieth century to theories on why humans talk while other animals do not, thisis an enlightening collection from one of the South's most celebrated writers.
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Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
March 28, 2011
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