HAYAKAWA, Samuel Ichiye, 1906-1992



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Karagueuzian, Dikran. Blow It Up! The Black Student Revolt at San Francisco State College and the Emergence of Dr. Hayakawa. Boston: Gambit, 1971.

Hayakawa, S.I. Choose the Right Word: A Modern Guide to Synonyms and Related Words. 1968. Reprint. New York: Perennial Library, 1987. Originally published as Funk & Wagnalls Modern Guide to Synonyms and Related Words.

___. “Education Revisited.” In The World Today, edited by Phineas J. Sparer. Memphis: Memphis State University Press, 1975.

___. Language in Thought and Action. 1939. Enlarged ed. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. Originally published as Language in Action.

___. Symbol, Status, and Personality. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963.

___. Through the Communication Barrier: On Speaking, Listening, and Understanding. Edited by Arthur Chandler. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

___, ed. Language, Meaning, and Maturity. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954.

___, ed. Our Language and Our World. 1959. Reprint. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971.

___, ed. The Use and Misuse of Language. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, 1964.

Hayakawa, S.I., and William Dresser, eds. Dimensions of Meaning. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1970. Includes Hayakawa’s essays, “General Semantics and the Cold War Mentality,” and “Semantics and Sexuality.”

Paris, Richard, and Janet Brown, eds. Quotations from Chairman S.I. Hayakawa. San Francisco: n.p., 1969.

“Samuel Ichiye (Sam) Hayakawa” in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.