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Aliens and linguists : language study and science fiction

Author: Walter Earl Meyers
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1980.
Series: South Atlantic Modern Language Association award study.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Earl Meyers
ISBN: 0820304875 9780820304878
OCLC Number: 5675252
Description: 257 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The godlike science and science fiction --
The future history and development of the English language --
Resident aliens: mummies and machines --
Resident aliens: monkeys and marine mammals --
The medium is the message --
Take me to your leader --
Berlitz in outer space --
Plausibility vs. the automatic translator --
Avoiding the boring stuff --
A history of linguistics in science fiction --
The children of Sir Thomas More.
Series Title: South Atlantic Modern Language Association award study.
Responsibility: Walter E. Meyers.

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