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Re: conlanging and journaling

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Monday, February 11, 2008, 7:12
Good morning,

Matahaniya ang Rick Harrison <rick@...>:

> Has anyone blogged, posted or essayed about similarities > between conlanging and journaling?
Not directly, except that I am writing journal entries in my conlang from time to time, either to see whether it's doable, or in case of very, very private things. Matahaniya ang Parker Glynn-Adey <parkerglynnadey@...>:
> I have a similar intuition. I think it's best expressed > in a part of Borges' Dreamtigers. > > "A man sets himself the task of portraying the world. > Through the years he peoples a space with images of > provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, > fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses, and people. Shortly > before his death, he discovers that that patient > labyrinth of lines traces the image of his face."
That would make a nice Translation Challenge :-P Regards, Carsten -- Siruena, Sanam 24, 2317 ya 13:02:31 pd Monday, February 11, 2008 at 07:58:22 am


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>TRANS: Borges (fi: conlanging and journaling)