These conversations between two linguistic scholars who were also husband and wife cover such topics as the characterization of the phoneme, symbolist poetry, the genetic basis of language, linguistic universals, semiotic systems, and aphasia and the process of language acquisition by children.

Dialogues 1988, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262600163

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Dialogues 1983, MIT Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780262100267