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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building

Author: Peterson, David J.

Publisher: Penguin Books

Format:Paperback

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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building : From master language creator David J. Peterson, creator of Game of Thrones' (HBO) Dothraki language, comes a creative guide to language construction. Peterson begins with a brief history of constructed languages, from Tolkien's creations to Klingon to the thriving global community of language construction. Then, using examples from a variety of languages including his own creations, Peterson offers a captivating and lucid overview, providing a basic foundation of essential linguistic tools for inventing and evolving one's own lexicon.


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Language Arts & Disciplines   Composition & Creative Writing
Literary Criticism   Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language Arts & Disciplines   Study & Teaching

ISBN 13:9780143126461
ISBN 10:0143126466
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:304
Size:8.43" l x 5.42" w x 0.85" h
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