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

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

David J. Peterson

" An insider's tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance """ " From master language creator David J. Peterson�comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's�thriving global community of conlangers. He provides the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages, using examples from a variety of languages including his own creations, punctuated with references to everything from Star Wars to Michael Jackson. Along the way, behind-the-scenes stories lift the curtain on how he built languages like Dothraki for HBO's Game of Thrones and Shiv�isith for Marvel's Thor: The Dark World, and an included phrasebook will start fans speaking Peterson's constructed languages. The Art of Language Invention is an inside look at a fascinating culture and an engaging entry into a flourishing art form�and it might be the most fun you'll ever have with linguistics. " ""

" An insider's tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance """ " From master language creator David J. Peterson�comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's�thriving global community of conlangers. He provides the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages, using examples from a variety of languages including his own creations, punctuated with references to everything from Star Wars to Michael Jackson. Along the way, behind-the-scenes stories lift the curtain on how he built languages like Dothraki for HBO's Game of Thrones and Shiv�isith for Marvel's Thor: The Dark World, and an included phrasebook will start fans speaking Peterson's constructed languages. The Art of Language Invention is an inside look at a fascinating culture and an engaging entry into a flourishing art form�and it might be the most fun you'll ever have with linguistics. " ""
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" An insider's tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance """ " From master language creator David J. Peterson�comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's�thriving global community of conlangers. He provides the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages, using examples from a variety of languages including his own creations, punctuated with references to everything from Star Wars to Michael Jackson. Along the way, behind-the-scenes stories lift the curtain on how he built languages like Dothraki for HBO's Game of Thrones and Shiv�isith for Marvel's Thor: The Dark World, and an included phrasebook will start fans speaking Peterson's constructed languages. The Art of Language Invention is an inside look at a fascinating culture and an engaging entry into a flourishing art form�and it might be the most fun you'll ever have with linguistics. " ""

Language:

English

Length:

9h 25m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:50


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:53


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:53


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:14


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

00:43


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:59


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:09


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:36


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:18


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:21


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:09


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:50


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:35


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:10


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:16


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:53


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:56


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:31


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:02


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:39


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:32


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:28


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:01


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:26


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:27


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:44


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:07


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:19


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:01


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:47


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:48


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:24


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:51


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

01:31


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:16


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:24


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:27


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:20


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:59


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:09


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:26


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:50


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:13


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:13


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:22


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:46


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:26


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:15


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:22


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:23


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:24


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:11


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:59


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:45


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:01


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:06


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:04


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:37


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:09


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:45


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

00:37


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:21


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:13


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

03:02


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:29


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:33


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:31


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:36


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

08:05


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:25


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:43


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:41


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:34


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:48


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:14


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

01:38


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

01:30


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

01:28


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

01:22


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

01:30


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

01:25


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

01:24


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

01:27


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

00:33