|Title:||The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image|
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|ePUB size:||1318 kb|
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|Category:||Words Language and Grammar|
|Publisher:||Viking Adult; 1st edition (September 1, 1998)|
This groundbreaking book proposes that the rise of alphabetic literacy reconfigured the human brain and brought about profound changes in history, religion, and gender relations. Making remarkable connections across brain function, myth, and anthropology, Dr. Shlain shows why pre-literate cultures were principally informed by holistic, right-brain modes that venerated the Goddess, images, and feminine values
Leonard Shlain has an idee fixe (or in more colloquial – and colourful – terms, a bee in his bonnet ). It is this: alphabet literacy is the cause of misogyny among humanity. He spends 400+ pages of the current book, The Alphabet vs. the Goddess, trying to convince us of this path-breaking, explosive idea. Does he succeed? Sadly, no. Dr. Shlain starts out well enough: Of all sacred cows allowed to roam unimpeded in our culture, few are as revered as literacy. Its benefits have been so incontestable that in the five millennia since the advent of the written word numerous poets and writers.
Leonard Shlain is the author of Art & Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time & Light, and The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image. He is the chief of laparoscopic surgery at California Medical Center in San Francisco. He ties this to the oppression of woman, the creation of the image-less god of Monotheism, the wantonness of the Greeks, and many similar trends from other primitive cultures after the introduction of writing into their cultures.
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Shlain’s thesis is shockin. he Alphabet Versus the Goddess is fascinating, vexing, provocative, and sometimes maddening. Clay Evans, Boulder Camera Leonard Shlain may himself be the quintessential fusion of word and image. As a history and science lesson, this book is a vivid, breathing page-turner.
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If you have any questions related to the pricing and/or discount offered in a particular listing, please contact the seller for that listing. Get it by Fri, 5 Apr - Tue, 9 Apr from GB, United Kingdom. Very Good condition. Author:Shlain, Leonard. The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word And Image (Allen Lane History). Book Binding:Hardback.
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image is a work of critical theory by American surgeon Leonard Shlain, published by Viking Press in 1998. Lateralization of brain function. List of works in critical theory.
com on February 3, 2005. Into this debate steps San Francisco physician Leonard Shlain, with his book "The Alphabet Versus The Goddess. Nonetheless, Ong and Logan are difficult, academic reads, and Shlain has produced an eminently readable and fascinating story of another possible origin of what many consider to be the.
Literacy has promoted the subjugation of women by men throughout all but the very recent history of the West," writes Leonard Shlain. Home All Categories History Books Ancient History Books The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image.