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Language myths, mysteries and magic

Author: Karen Stollznow
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can a bump on the head cause someone to speak with a different accent? Can animals, aliens, and objects talk? Can we communicate with gods, demons, and the dead? Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Miscellanées
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Stollznow
ISBN: 9781137404848 1137404841 113740485X 9781137404855
OCLC Number: 904788145
Notes: Comprend un index.
Description: vii, 269 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: PART I: MAGICAL LANGUAGE 1. Curses, Charms and Taboos 2. Divination 3. Prediction 4. Prayer 5. Chain Letters PART II: POSSESSED LANGUAGE 6. Foreign Accent Syndrome 7. Xenoglossia 8. Speaking in Tongues 9. Psychic Mediums and Channelers 10. Automatic Writing PART III: HIDDEN LANGUAGE 11. Voices of the Dead 12. Backmasking 13. Reverse Speech 14. The Bible Code 15. Secret Symbols PART IV; INHUMAN LANGUAGE 16. Talking Animals 17. Pet Psychics and Psychic Pets 18. Monster Language 19. Alien Language 20. Talking Objects PART V: THERAPUTIC LANGUAGE 21. Graphology 22. Speech and Sound Therapies 23. Neuro-Linguistic Programming 24. Hypnosis 25 Body Language
Responsibility: Karen Stollznow.

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'Language, with its uncanny ability to transmit ideas from mind to mind, has always seemed to have magical powers. Karen Stollznow ably and engagingly debunks the nonsense and superstitions, and in Read more...

 
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