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In the Land of Invented Languages Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language

ISBN-10: 0385527888
ISBN-13: 9780385527880
Edition: 2009
Authors: Arika Okrent
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Publication date: 5/19/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Just about everyone has heard of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man's attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And everyStar Trekfan knows about Klingon, which was nothing more than a television show's attempt to create a tough-sounding language befitting a warrior race with ridged foreheads. But few people have heard of Babm, Blissymbolics, and the nearly nine hundred other invented languages that represent the hard work, high hopes, and full-blown delusions of so many misguided souls over the centuries. InIn The Land of Invented Languages,author Arika Okrent tells the fascinating and highly entertaining history of man's enduring quest to build a better language. Peopled with charming eccentrics and exasperating megalomaniacs, the land of invented languages is a place where you can recite the Lord's Prayer in John Wilkins's Philosophical Language, say your wedding vows in Loglan, and readAlice's Adventures in Wonderlandin Lojban. A truly original new addition to the booming category of language books,In The Land of Invented Languageswill be a must-have on the shelves of all word freaks, grammar geeks, and plain old language lovers.

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