Language Made Plain

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Language Made Plain
First edition
Author Anthony Burgess
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Subject linguistics
Publisher English Universities Press
Publication date
Media type hardcover
Pages 196
ISBN 0-340-04770-4

Language Made Plain by Anthony Burgess is a brief overview of the field of linguistics. Without dealing specifically with any one language, it provides an introduction to semantics, phonetics, and the development of language.

Burgess later incorporated most of Language Made Plain into the first half of A Mouthful of Air.


Burgess, Anthony (December 1964). Language Made Plain. Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. ISBN 0-340-04770-4.