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Title Reader in the history of aphasia : from Franz Gall to Norman Geschwind / edited by Paul Eling
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., [1994]


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Description xvi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series II, Classics in psycholinguistics ; v. 4
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series II, Classics in psycholinguistics ; v. 4
Contents Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) -- Letter to Mr. Joseph F. von Retzer on prodromus he has completed on the functions of the human and animal brain (1798) -- Paul Broca (1824-1880) -- Notes on the site of the faculty of articulated language, followed by an observation of aphemia (1861) -- Aphemia, lasting twenty-one years, produced by chronic and progressive softening of the second and third convolutions of the superior layer of the left frontal lobe -- Complete atrophy of the insular lobe and of the third convolution of the frontal lobe with preservation of the intelligence and the faculty of articulated language -- Observation by Dr. Parrot, hospital physician (1863) -- On the site of the faculty of articulated language (1865) -- Carl Wernicke (1848-1905) -- The aphasia symptom-complex: A psychological study on an anatomical basis (1875) -- Some new studies on aphasia (1886) -- Henry Charlton Bastian (1837-1915)
On naming and pseudo-naming (1946) -- The organismic approach to aphasia (1948) -- On aphasia (1927) -- Norman Geschwind (1926-1984) -- Disconnexion syndromes in animals and man (1965)
The Lumleian Lectures. Some problems in connection with aphasia and other speech defects (1897) -- Further problems in regard to the localization of higher cerebral functions (1880) -- John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911) -- On affections of speech from disease of the brain (1897) -- Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) -- On aphasia (1891) -- Jules Dejerine (1849-1917) -- Contribution to the anatomical-pathological and clinical study of the different varieties of word blindness (1892) -- Pierre Marie (1853-1940) -- The third left frontal convolution plays no special role in the function of language (1906) -- On the function of language: corrections concerning the article by Grasset (1907) -- Arnold Pick (1851-1924) -- From thinking to speech (1913) -- Agrammatism (1931) -- Henry Head (1861-1940) -- Cerebral localization (1926) -- The diagram makers (1926) -- Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965) -- On aphasia (1910) -- The problem of the origin of symptoms in brain damage (1948)
Summary The study of language and the brain is heavily dependent on the work of the early aphasiologists, and those wanting to get acquainted with the discipline will come across frequent references to these classic authors. This collection brings together seminal publications by 19th- and 20th-century neurologists concerned with the relationship between language and the brain. In selecting texts the emphasis was on those parts that deal explicitly with the opinion of an author on language processes as revealed by aphasic phenomena. All texts are presented in English (many of them translated for the f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Gall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828.
Geschwind, Norman.
Aphasia -- History -- Sources.
History, Modern 1601-
Speech-Language Pathology -- history.
Author Eling, Paul.
LC no. 94020171
ISBN 9027218935