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Walker Percy's Writings on Language (An Annotated Listing)

A bibliography of his writings on language listed by original publication and date

The following bibliography covers the period 1954-1991. The majority of the essays listed are compiled in The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other (1975). Essays listed in [brackets] indicate essays in Message in the Bottle that are not focused on language but which are included in the bibliography in order to represent a comprehensive listing of essays included in the book.

See Walker Percy's Writings on Language (An Annotated Listing) for an annotated listing of the following publications.

Abbreviation Key:
MB = Message in the Bottle
SS = Signposts in a Strangeland

Percy's Writings on Language