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Revitalizing Endangered Languages

Edited by Justyna Olko & Julia Sallabank

Revitalizing Endangered Languages "This guidebook provides ideas and strategies, as well as some background, to help with the effective revitalization of endangered languages. It covers a broad scope of themes including effective planning, benefits, wellbeing, economic aspects, attitudes and ideologies."


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Academic Paper


Title: Conceptual compression and alliterative form – a response to Harbus
Author: MARK TURNER
Linguistic Field: Cognitive Science; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature
Subject Language: English, Middle
Abstract: Research in our time offers a welcome flood tide of investigation into how cognitively modern human beings use their basic mental operations to think and act. With luck, it will not ebb. It could become standard, in the way that calculus, once it arose, abided. This tide offers special emphasis, crucial for this issue, on the cognitive origins and operations of language and literature, and in particular on the ways in which systems of multimodal forms can be deployed to prompt for mental operation.

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This article appears IN English Language and Linguistics Vol. 21, Issue 2, which you can READ on Cambridge's site .

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