Cover of: The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram
An edition of The spell of the sensuous (1996)

The Spell of the Sensuous

Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

1st Vintage Books Ed edition
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An edition of The spell of the sensuous (1996)

The Spell of the Sensuous

Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

1st Vintage Books Ed edition
  • 4.00 ·
  • 1 Ratings
  • 11 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading
  • 1 Have read
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Publisher
Vintage
Language
English
Pages
352

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[In this book, the author] draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment. He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language, which - even at its most abstract - echoes the calls and cries of the earth.

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Cover of: The spell of the sensuous
The spell of the sensuous: perception and language in a more-than-human world
1997, Vintage Books
in English - 1st Vintage Books ed.
Cover of: The Spell of the Sensuous
The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
February 25, 1997, Vintage
Paperback in English - 1st Vintage Books Ed edition
Cover of: The spell of the sensuous
The spell of the sensuous: perception and language in a more-than-human world
1996, Pantheon Books
in English - 1st ed.

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First Sentence

"LATE ONE EVENING I STEPPED OUT OF MY LITTLE HUT IN THE rice paddies of eastern Bali and found myself falling through space."

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
352
Dimensions
7.8 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
Weight
10.4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7701152M
ISBN 10
0679776397
ISBN 13
9780679776390
Library Thing
28160
Goodreads
48582

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LATE ONE EVENING I STEPPED OUT OF MY LITTLE HUT IN THE rice paddies of eastern Bali and found myself falling through space.
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