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Inside Language by Ross Smith at Translate This Website. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Tolkien's views on language, though never published as a formalised theory, were in some aspects rather 'heretic' (to use Tom Shippey's term) and


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Tolkien's views on language, though never published as a formalised theory, were in some aspects rather 'heretic' (to use Tom Shippey's term) and seemed to fly into the face of 'established' linguistic theory - most notably his conception of 'native (hereditary) language' and, related to it, the idea of 'linguistic aesthetic' and 'phonetic fitness'. Unfortunately, this aspect of Tolkien's linguistic work has, as yet, not received the attention it deserves and Ross Smith is one of the first Tolkien scholars to investigate the question of Tolkien's position on language vis-a-vis the then (and even now) dominant tenet(s) in some depth. This is a second, revised edition.

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Manufacturer:Walking Tree Publishers
Brand:Ross Smith
Part Number:black & white illustrations
Publisher:Walking Tree Publishers
Studio:Walking Tree Publishers
MPN:black & white illustrations
EAN:9783905703207
Item Weight:0.61 pounds
Item Size:0.41 x 9.21 x 9.21 inches
Package Weight:0.66 pounds
Package Size:6.14 x 0.55 x 0.55 inches

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