Re: Calling all Conlangers!
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 21, 2002, 8:09|
David Peterson wrote:
> Maybe we already had our genius--Tolkien--, but he didn't defend it so
>openly at the time. He wasn't as outgoing about language creation, or the
>defense of it, as he might have been. (Or this is the impression I get, at
>least.) Maybe now with the imense popularity of Lord of the Rings--and two
>more films yet to come--language creation will get some attention. (The
>Golden Globes didn't seem to warrant this, though. Ouch!) Or, maybe not.
>We may have to wait awhile, but I think it will come.
It may please you to know that the Elfling mailing list, devoted to
Tolkien's languages, has received a flood of new participitants since
mid-december, all eager to learn Elvish. A few of them as even expressed
their wish to create their own language (and some may even be with us in
this moment, since I suggested that they join CONLANG).
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