Language Myths

Author: Laurie Bauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141939109
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The book should have a wide readership not only amongst students who want to read leading linguists writing about popular misconceptions but also amongst the large number of people who enjoy reading about language in general.

Language Myths And The History Of English

Author: Richard J. Watts
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195327608
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Language Myths and the History of English deconstructs common myths about the historical development of English and looks at the ideological reasons for their existence.

Language And Myth

Author: Ernst Cassirer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486200514
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Six essays which analyze the non-national thought processes that influence culture

The Language Myth In Western Culture

Author: Roy Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136751459
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The two questions that immediately arise are: why should these be described as
myths, and why particularly language myths? Harris's answer to the first has been
elaborated at length over the past thirty years and constitutes the theory of ...

Language Myths Mysteries And Magic

Author: K. Stollznow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137404868
Size: 80.15 MB
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Can animals, aliens, and objects talk? Can we communicate with gods, demons, and the dead? Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic is a curio shop full of colourful superstitions, folklore, and legends about language.

Constructing Languages

Author: Francesc Feliu
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN: 9027266638
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Therefore, the topics of reflection that we want to discuss in this volume are: Norms, Myths and Emotions related to language construction.

The Language Myth

Author: Vyvyan Evans
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316123596
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Some scientists have argued that language is innate, a type of unique human 'instinct' pre-programmed in us from birth. In this book, Vyvyan Evans argues that this received wisdom is, in fact, a myth.

Language Myths Mysteries And Magic

Author: K. Stollznow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137404868
Size: 64.64 MB
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From ancient curses carvedon tablets to modernday affirmations, supernatural
language is usedin an attemptto predictthe future, diagnose and cure disease,
attract good luck, repel bad luck, and to charm and curse. Language Myths ...

Nation Building In The Post Soviet Borderlands

Author: Graham Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521599689
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8. Language. myths. and. the. discourse. of. nation-building. in. Georgia.
Language issues have played a large part in the nationalist discourse and in the
shaping of new and transformed national identities in the post- Soviet states:
witness the ...