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Langues construites et mondes imaginaires: du vice secret aux productions hollywoodiennes
Constructed Languages and Imaginary Worlds: from a Secret Vice to Hollywood Productions

Author(s): Marine Verriest
Subject(s): Cultural Essay
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: constructed languages; conlangs; imaginary worlds; Tolkien; Elvish languages;
Summary/Abstract: Constructed languages are increasingly common in imaginary fictions. Creating languages was considered in Tolkien’s time as a simple hobby or even a secret vice, and now tends to be more democratic, but also a marketing product.

  • Page Range: 152-166
  • Page Count: 15
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: French