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From Elvish to Klingon : exploring invented languages / [comp. by] Michael Adams
Alternate Title Exploring invented languages
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PM8008 .F76 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Languages, Artificial
Physical Description vi, 294 p. ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The spectrum of invention / Michael Adams -- Confounding Babel: international auxiliary languages / Arden R. Smith -- Invented vocabularies: the cases of Newspeak and Nadsat / Howard Jackson -- Tolkien's invented languages / E. S. C. Weiner and Jeremy Marshall -- 'Wild and whirling words': the invention and use of klingon / Marc Okrand, Michael Adams, Judith Hendricks-Hermans, and Sjaak Kroon -- Gaming languages and language games / James Portnow -- 'Oirish' inventions: James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Paul Muldoon / Stephen Watt -- Revitalized languages as invented languages / Suzanne Romaine
Alternate Author Adams, Michael, 1961-

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