[LMB] The Most Influential Sci-Fi Books Of All Time

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 18:12:16 BST 2021


I've seen a grammar for Elgin's Laadan for sale at a con, although that was
many years ago.

On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 12:05 PM Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:

> >Tolkien wrote fantasy, not science fiction. He is perhaps the only person
> I
> know of to have written linguistic fiction, and got away with it.
>
> >namaste,
> >Elizabeth
>
> I respectfully disagree--Suzette Haden Elgin wrote Native Tongue and other
> stories about feminism and languages, and then the Ozark trilogy written in
> High Appalachian. (she had a PhD in linguistics. Like the Patrician of
> Ankh-Morpork, she majored in languages).
>
>
> Jean Lamb
> tlambs1138 at charter.net
> https://www.amazon.com/Jean-Lamb/e/B00IR0YO20
>
>
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