Re: Conlangs in SF/S&S [was: Le Guin, Elgin, Spinrad].
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 10, 2004, 19:29|
Barbara Barrett scripsit:
> Others that struck me were the Elvish (not Tolkien!) in K Kerr's books and
> the Romulan in the Star treck novels (gets a mention at omniglot too).
It's particularly notable that that *all* the dialogue in the first
chapter of Diane Duane's _The Romulan Way_ is entirely in Romulan,
and yet the meaning comes through perfectly clearly even if you don't
make use of the handy glossary.
> Any others out there.
Kesh in Le Guin's _Always Coming Home_ is excellent conlanging, IMHO.
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