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Mario A. Pei Archives
Mario A. Pei • 57 Items / 17 Books, 26 Articles, 13 Reviews
The Story of Language (1949)
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Published Reviews
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    The Great Vowel Shift & All That (Review)
    The Story of Language, by Mario Pei
    1. The Story of Language by Mario Pei
    Encounter, May 1966, pp. 70-72
  2. Books
    The Story of Language and the Story of the Classics (2 Reviews)
    The Story of Language, by Mario Pei
    1. The Story of Language by Mario Pei
    2. The Classical Tradition by Gilbert Highet
    The New Yorker, March 11, 1950, pp. 86-89
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    The Literary Sampler (7 Reviews)
    Excerpts and Jottings from Some of the New Books
    1. Four-Square by Dorothy Canfield
    2. No Cause for Alarm by Virginia Cowles
    3. Dark Trees to the Wind by Carl L. Carmer
    4. Benefits Forgot by G.B. Stern
    5. The Crazy Glasspecker by David Dodge
    6. The Story of Language by Mario Pei
    7. Years of the Modern by John W. Chase
    The Saturday Review, December 3, 1949, pp. 18-20
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    Briefer Comment (23 Reviews)
    1. The Man from Nazareth by Harry Emerson Fosdick
    2. Leap to Freedom by Oksana S. Kasenkina
    3. The Autobiography of Will Rogers by Donald Day and Will Rogers
    4. John Milton, Englishman by James Holly Hanford
    5. The Story of Language by Mario Pei
    6. Guests of the Kremlin by Robert G. Emmens
    7. The Conquerors by Thomas B. Costain
    8. From Cave Painting to Comic Strip by Lancelot T. Hogben
    9. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    10. Conditioned Reflex Therapy by Andrew Salter
    11. Promise and Fulfilment: Palestine, 1917-1949 by Arthur Koestler
    12. Curtain Time by Ruth Harvey
    13. Theatre World: Season 1948-49 by Daniel Blum
    14. Public Speaking Without Fear and Trembling by Hanna Anderson
    15. American Heartwood by Donald Culross Peattie
    16. Redwood Country by Alfred Powers
    17. Make Friends with Your Land by Leonard Wickenden
    18. More About Jane Austen by Sheila Kaye-Smith and G.B. Stern
    19. "Dear Mr. President..." by Ira R.T. Smith and Joe Alex Morris
    20. Uncle, Aunt and Jezebel by Martha Hedman
    21. Lead, Kindly Light by Vincent Sheean
    22. There Is a Psychic World by Horace Westwood
    23. Japan Begins Again by William C. Kerr
    The Forum, December 1949, pp. 334-335