Through The Language Glass

Author: Guy Deutscher
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144649490X
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A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language, culture and the human mind.

The Language Hoax

Author: John H. McWhorter
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361606
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Or you may have read about people who have the same word for green and blue,
who we are to imagine not perceiving the difference in color between a leaf and
the sky as vividly as we do. The whole idea is a kind of ongoing promo from the
worlds of linguistics, anthropology, and psychology, the adjargon typified by the
subtitle of Guy Deutscher's Through the Language Glass, “Why the world looks
different in other languages.” The notion is, for better or for worse, mesmerizing.

An Introduction To Sociolinguistics

Author: Ronald Wardhaugh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118732405
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Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
. New York: Metropolitan Books. Deutscher, Guy (2010b) Does your language
shape how you think? New York Times August 29. Duranti, Allessandro (2003).
Language as Culture in U.S. Anthropology: Three Paradigms. Current
Anthropology 44(3): 323–47. Fairclough, N. (1995). Critical Discourse Analysis.
London: Longman. Fairclough, N. (2001). Language and Power. 2nd edn.
London: Longman.

ISBN: 9789748918884
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Brand Revolution

Author: M. Sicard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137019492
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Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in
Other languages, Random House, 2010. 3. Also called Palo Alto School or
Invisible College, initially a group of researchers working at the Mental Research
Institute in Palo Alto, California, in the 50s and 60s, including G. Bateson, P.
Watzlawick, D. Jackson, and M. H. Erickson. 4. See J. Gerzema and E. Lebar,
The Brand Bubble, The Looming Crisis in Brand Value and How to Avoid it,

Language Rights

Author: V. Pupavac
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284048
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Against strong Sapir–Whorf claims, different societies are not divisible simply
through different languages, butthrough social class, and different language
codes are significant in such affiliations, as Boas acknowledged (Boas, 1940, p.
92; Hymes, 1974; Salzmann, 1998, ... Accordingly, Guy Deutscher's popular
Through the Language Glass:how Words Colouryour World (2010) presents a
modified linguistic relativist position, notwithstanding itsbold linguistic determinist
title. Salzmann's ...

Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Nanmeebooks
ISBN: 9749906683
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Language Through The Looking Glass

Author: Marina Yaguello
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198700050
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Language also changes under the pressure of social or cultural factors, and is
not driven solely by an internal logic in total isolation from society. i2i the
grammatical structure of languages predisposes speakers to certain thought
patterns. Thus it is suggested that English speakers are more inductive and
French speakers are more deductive, since ad]ectives precede nouns in English,
but follow them in French. The Hopi Indians allegedly have a different perception
of time because ...

Creating Worldviews

Author: James W Underhill
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748688676
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If they do that, then they not only explore the expressive possibilities of different
languages, they also trace the epistemological paths a language clears as it
navigates its way through human experience. ... this reason, though grammar
and metaphor may seem to offer limited insight into the world as a whole, they
offer small revelations about the way we form order out of the chaotic fragments
of everyday experience, building skyscrapers out of a few fragments of brick and
broken glass.

Fiction Across Borders

Author: Shameem Black
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520611
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These works achieve their memorable effects by denying their readers the
serviceable illusion of trustworthy translation, enhancing intimacy with similarly
bilingual readers while estranging an audience with different linguistic
capabilities. Set against such energetic tasks, Ghosh's prose offers a more subtle
set of rigors and austerities to confront the durable borders of linguistic alterity. In
representing fictionallives lived through many languages, Ghosh's work
frequently nears what ...