Publication details [#18445]
Eco, Umberto. 1995. The search for the perfect language. (The Making of Europe series). Oxford: Blackwell. xii + 385 pp.
Book – monograph
Language as a subject
A historical exposition of the most influential projects in the failing European search for a common language, including: languages proposed as original or mystically perfect, reconstructed languages, artificial languages and secret and magical languages.