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Aliens and linguists : language study and science fiction / Walter E. Meyers.


Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0820304875, 9780820304878

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Subjects Communication dans la littérature.
Communication in literature.
Fictie.
Linguistics in literature.
Linguistique dans la littérature.
Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Science fiction.
Science-Fiction.
Science-fiction -- Histoire et critique.
Sprache (Motiv)
Taalwetenschap.
Series South Atlantic Modern Language Association award study.
Description 257 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-248) and index.
Contents The godlike science and science fiction -- The future history and development of the English language -- Resident aliens: mummies and machines -- Resident aliens: monkeys and marine mammals -- The medium is the message -- Take me to your leader -- Berlitz in outer space -- Plausibility vs. the automatic translator -- Avoiding the boring stuff -- A history of linguistics in science fiction -- The children of Sir Thomas More.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5675252
(OCoLC)ocm05675252
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WorldCat Identities Meyers, Walter Earl, 1939-
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