"All of [the] articles are well-informed and useful and many... are models of lucidity and acumen... Porter's translation is stylish, accurate, and highly readable."--MLN"A valuable addition to any linguistics or stylistics library and is helpful ...
is helpful reading for anyone who wishes to find his bearings in, particularly, Continental, modern linguistics."--Style.
"The attempted coverage is nothing if not panoramic: linguists from Panini through to Chomsky, fields from language pathology to literary theory, concepts from generative rules to fictional viewpoint."--Times Literary Supplement