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Here's What Shakespeare's Plays Sounded Like With Their Original English Accent
Abraham
Article
2011
22 Words
In this short documentary, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, look at the differences between English pronunciation now and how it was spoken 400 years ago. They answer the most ba...
Language death
Connexipedia Article
Article
A process that affects speech communities.
Postmodernism: Paralysed by postmodernism
Kitching, Gavin
Article
2008
The Australian
A great deal of "theory" in the humanities and social sciences -- and not just postmodern theory -- involves the creating of a kind of conceptual landscape filled with curious kinds of abstract object...
The Professor of Parody
Nussbaum, Martha
Article
2000
It is difficult to come to grips with Judith Butler’s ideas because it is difficult to figure out what they are.
A user's guide to artspeak
Beckett, Andy
Article
2013
Guardian
There is now a name for the pompous prose used by art galleries: International Art Speak. You need to speak it to be a part of art culture.

Sources Bookshelf

Bully for Brontosaurus
Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay
Book
1991
A collection of dicursive essays on natural history.
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
Ostler, Nicholas
Book
2006
History of the world's great tongues, from the resilience of Chinese through twenty centuries of invasions to the self-regard of Greek and to the struggles that gave birth to the languages of modern E...


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