Author ● Poet ● Screenwriter ● Anthropologist
Author of the Award-winning novel Black Inked Pearl
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Extraordinary…its richness is the boundless ocean of experience, not merely the author’s but the compendium of the human race, as explored in every myth, and the great echoing symphony of poets.
on BLACK INKED PEARL
Ruth Finnegan offers us a splendid feast of ideas about the ways we communicate with each other.
Scholars in sociolinguistics, literature, and folklore will recognize the importance of the book for the fields. General readers will find it just plain interesting.
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Meet Ruth Finnegan
Ruth Finnegan (born 1933), Emeritus Professor of the Open University is an anthropologist and novelist with broad interdisciplinary interests, especially in classical studies, literature, sociolinguistics, modes of thought, cultural history and, recently, spiritual paranormal experience or altered consciousness.