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Harrison - Chapter 10

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Buy and Download Description Each tongue hoards the resources of consciousness, the world-picture of the clan. Using a simile still deeply entrenched in the language-awareness of Chinese, a language builds a wall around the 'middle kingdom' of the group's identity. It is secret towards the outsider and inventive of its own world ... There have been so many thousands of human tongues, there still are, because there have been, particularly in the archaic stages of social history, so many distinct groups intent on keeping from one another the inherited, singular springs of their identity ... [I]n this sense also there is in every action of translation — and specially where it succeeds — a touch of treason. Hoarded dreams, patents of life are being taken across the frontier. (Steiner 1975: 232-33; see also p. 284) Each tongue hoards the resources of consciousness, the world-picture of the clan. Using a simile still deeply entrenched in the language-awareness of Chinese, a language builds a wall around the 'middle kingdom' of the group's identity. It is secr
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