The Philosopher's Demise: Learning French.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995. 8vo. 133pp. Left side of head of spine bumped. Slight rubbing to dj; light shelf wear to dj head of spine. The author an American scholar of Descartes can read & translate French, but has never learned to speak it. Invited to deliver a paper in Paris - in French - he begins a hilarious & often harrowing voyage on the rough seas of learning to speak a foreign language in late middle age. Near Fine in Near Fine dj Hard Cover 0826210031 (Item ID: 60188)