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Arika Okrent

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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 (2009)
4.05 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: As a closet conlanger, this book was a fascinating glimpse into the history and current landscape of constructed languages, their inventors, and the psychological and social pressures that brought them about. From the medieval nun trying to capture the language of God to the mod...
In the Land of Invented Languages Publisher: Spiegel & Grau (2000)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I picked this up after listening to a fascinating feature on it on Patrick Cox's The World in Words podcast on PRI. The book doesn't disappoint. A few sections can get a little technical, but, for someone like me who studied language acquisition at the graduate level, it's clear ...
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