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Language and power in the modern world

by Mary Talbot

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-336) and index.

    StatementMary Talbot, Karen Atkinson, and David Atkinson.
    ContributionsAtkinson, Karen, Dr., Atkinson, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40 .T257 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpix, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3673650M
    ISBN 100817313842, 0817350691
    LC Control Number2003006762

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    ~The Importance of English in the modern world~ public understand those ideas that until now have only been studied by linguists so that their distorted perception of language may be altered. He divides the book into three main sections, going from a general description of basic principles, to specific examples of how these principles. Orwell’s Newspeak, the ultra-political new language introduced in Nineteen Eighty-Four, does precisely that: it facilitates deception and manipulation, and its purpose is to restrict understanding of the real world. Chilton also suggests that a corollary to this is that “each post-Babel language [becomes] a closed system containing its own.

    He examines modern theories of language and evaluates them on the strength of their empirical adequacy A well-written book, Mahmoudian’s presentation will challenge students of linguistics to deeper thought and provide avenues of further research.” — Sean Allison, Notes on LinguisticsAuthor: Mortéza Mahmoudian. Digital Textbook: Modern World History title Instructions: To access one of the following chapters, simply left-click on it with your mouse. Because the chapter files are presented in pdf format, you have the option of either viewing them online, or permanently downloading them to your computer.


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