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Query Details


Query Subject:   Methods and Motivations of Inventing Languages
Author:   Susan Meredith Burt
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics

Query:   hello, All!

A student of mine is interested in the motivations and methods of those who
invent languages as the outgrowth of fiction, such as Klingon, Ladan or
Elvish. Has anyone done work on this?

Please reply to me off-list; I will post a summary if there seems to be
sufficient interest.

Many thanks!

Susan Burt

Department of English
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4240
Normal, IL 61790-4240

my best guess at an email address: smburt@ilstu.edu
LL Issue: 11.912
Date posted: 19-Apr-2000



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