Academy,  1 (1869–70), 242–43.

[Review of Der Ursprung der Sprache, by Ludwig Geiger]

Th Benfey



Publications reviewed:

Geiger 1869


Human Species, Comparative Philology

    Criticises Ludwig Geiger's contention that language began with an original 'cry of language' induced by the sight of a body or face, and instead favours a number of 'historical, stages in the primitive development of language' (243).

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