Re: THEORY: Required Reading?
|From:||Wayne Chevrier <wayne.chevrier@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 1, 2007, 17:10|
Douglas Treadwell <epicureanideal@...> nevesht:
> I've already read quite a bit about language and auxlangs, but I am
> certainly less informed than most of the list. Are there any books you
> would recommend as a sort of "required reading list" to be adequately
> informed on the subject? We're all sharp people on this list, and so even
> with limited reading I think anyone here can make a valuable contribution,
> but I would like to become aware of all the "common knowledge". Are there
> any particularly good books on alphabets, grammars, language in general?
May I suggest:
Johanna Nichols, Linguistic Diversity in Time and Space
-- Wayne Chevrier