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To Construct a Language By Dan Gaynes
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A guide for creating a language. This book includes easy-to-understand discussions on a wide variety of linguistic topics and language features.
The Language Construction Kit By Mark Rosenfelder
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Create plausible and realistic languages for RPGs, fantasy and science fiction, movies or video games, or international communication... or just learn about how languages work from an unusual,... More > light-hearted perspective. The Language Construction Kit on zompist.com has helped a generation of conlangers to understand and create languages. It’s expanded here with coverage of semantics and pragmatics, language families, writing systems and sample wordlists, as well as an annotated sample grammar.< Less
CONSTRUCT A MISSION By Kate Oermann Worland
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Rev. Henry and Mrs. Minnie Oermann had a mission to serve God and His church, despite hardships of over-work, sickness, crises of faith and death. Speaking German at home, they raised their family... More > of six children in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania during the Great Depression. Their children faced anti-German prejudice between the two World Wars, and the church began to demand services in the English language. Although the town respected and appreciated Rev. and Mrs. Oermann, the elders of the congregation had doubts. With their children grown, the parents finally had to move away, but their hearts broken. They had no savings to fall back on for retirement.< Less
Agentive Cognitive Construction Grammar: Exploring the Continuity of Environment, Body, Mind, and Language By Sergio Torres-Martínez
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This book introduces an alternative reading of linguistic phenomena from the angle of agent-conceptualizers. At the heart of this analysis is the idea that thought is not a separate instance existing... More > prior to verbalization, but a stage in a semiotic continuity that begins with the human experience with the world. Thus, it is argued that what we call mind is an experience-driven semiotic flux beginning with the realization of environmental constraints upon our bodies, our bodily perception thereof, the mental piecing-together of such perception through conceptualization and, ultimately, the verbalization of these experiences.< Less
Agentive Cognitive Construction Grammar: Exploring the Continuity of Environment, Body, Mind, and Language By Sergio Torres-Martínez
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This book introduces an alternative reading of linguistic phenomena from the angle of agent-conceptualizers. At the heart of this analysis is the idea that thought is not a separate instance existing... More > prior to verbalization, but a stage in a semiotic continuity that begins with the human experience with the world. Thus, it is argued that what we call mind is an experience-driven semiotic flux beginning with the realization of environmental constraints upon our bodies, our bodily perception thereof, the mental piecing-together of such perception through conceptualization and, ultimately, the verbalization of these experiences.< Less
Practical Compiler Construction By Nils M Holm
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Study the heavily annotated source code of a full compiler for a subset of the C programming language generating code for the popular 386 processor. Learn about the practice of lexical... More > analysis, syntax analysis, semantic analysis, code generation, etc. Extend your theoretical background by learning about the foundations and applications of scan trees, formal grammars, abstract programs, code generation models, and program transformation. Finally, have a look at more advanced compilation techniques such as code synthesis, abstract program optimization, peephole optimization, common subexpression elimination. This is an advanced programming textbook and a compiler-writing primer. Some programming skills are required, but no prior knowledge in the field of compiler construction is necessary.< Less
The Tamalin Language By Matthew Thomas
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Welcome to Tamalin! Tamalin is a constructed language. It currently has about eight hundred words, and its own grammar. These webpages are about the Tamalin; now let's delve into the... More > language. Tamalin is spoken on the island-nation of Tamélin, where it has been the predominant language family for over ten-thousand years. There are two main dialects of Tamalin, from the north and from the south. Tamalin also has one daughter-language called "Miržanin".< Less
CONCRETE LANGUAGE By Sämi Ludwig
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This is an academic study on the intercultural dimension in the work of Ishmael Reed and Maxine Hong Kingston. It elaborates a theory of intercultural communication based on the tracing of... More > metaphorical constructions that are rooted in physical human experience. This approach is applied to detailed close readings of Reed's MUMBO JUMBO and Maxine Hong Kingston's THE WOMAN WARRIOR. Sämi LUDWIG is a professor of English at the Université de Haute Alsace in Mulhouse.< Less
Language Uncanned By The Writer's Garret
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Like all literary ventures, Language, Uncanned aims to locate what is fresh, unexpected, vibrant and stirring in words and expressions that have become otherwise stagnant, predictable, drab or... More > ineffectual. To that end, each of the nine contributors to this publication accepted a challenging assignment: to write a new poem, story or personal essay in response to a cliché assigned to him / her. The results of each author’s efforts are noted in the biographical entries herein. Language, Uncanned was conceived, designed, constructed, printed and bound by the class members of the Spring 2010 “Intermediate — Advanced Creative Writing” course offered by The Writer’s Garret in Dallas, Texas. The course was taught by Lead Instructor Joe Milazzo (Director of Community Education and Outreach at The Writer’s Garret) and Apprentice Instructors Claudia Meyer and Trey Smith.< Less
Language Uncanned By The Writer's Garret
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Like all literary ventures, Language, Uncanned aims to locate what is fresh, unexpected, vibrant and stirring in words and expressions that have become otherwise stagnant, predictable, drab or... More > ineffectual. To that end, each of the nine contributors to this publication accepted a challenging assignment: to write a new poem, story or personal essay in response to a cliché assigned to him / her. The results of each author’s efforts are noted in the biographical entries herein. Language, Uncanned was conceived, designed, constructed, printed and bound by the class members of the Spring 2010 “Intermediate — Advanced Creative Writing” course offered by The Writer’s Garret in Dallas, Texas. The course was taught by Lead Instructor Joe Milazzo (Director of Community Education and Outreach at The Writer’s Garret) and Apprentice Instructors Claudia Meyer and Trey Smith.< Less

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