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Through the language glass

Guy Deutscher

Through the language glass

why the world looks different in other languages

by Guy Deutscher

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Published by Metropolitan Books / Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative linguistics,
  • Historical linguistics,
  • Language and languages in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGuy Deutscher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP140 .D487 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24039728M
    ISBN 109780805081954
    LC Control Number2010001042
    OCLC/WorldCa499178945

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Formerly a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge and of the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages in the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, he is an honorary Research Fellow at the School of There is more than one author with this name/5().

Through the Language Glass, his second general audience book, was included on the shortlist for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. twitter: @ GrrlScientist facebook: grrlscientistAuthor: Grrlscientist. Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages - Kindle edition by Deutscher, Guy.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages/5().

Fortunately, relatively little of “Through the Language Glass” is devoted to these issues. Readers can ignore Deutscher’s broader claims. Observer*Does language reflect the culture of a society?*Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we perceive the world?*Can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts?In Through the Language Glass, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to the fashionable academic consensus of today, the answer to 4/5(19).

Through The Language Glass Summary Octo Ap Niklas Goeke Self Improvement 1-Sentence-Summary: Through The Language Glass explains how the language you speak fundamentally alters your reality and how nature, culture and language have all been intertwined all throughout history.

Read free book excerpt from Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher, page 1 of 2. Through The Language Glass is so robustly researched and wonderfully told that it is hard to put down Deutscher makes a convincing case for the influence of language on thought, and in doing so he reveals as much about the way color words shape our perception as about the way that scientific dogma and fashion can blind us.

Full text of "Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages" See other formats. Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher – review An exuberant book, rich in anecdote, instance and oddity, about the curious interactions between language and perception.

Through the Glass is an intimate and gripping journey into prisons, courtrooms and the human heart in which Shannon Moroney reveals the widespread ripple effect of her husbands crimes, the agonizing choices faced by the loved ones of offenders and the implicit dangers of a correctional system and a society that prioritizes retribution over /5.

Guy Deutscher is the author of The Unfolding of Language and Through the Language ly a fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and of the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, he is an honorary research fellow at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at the University of Manchester.

In Through the Language Glass, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to the fashionable academic consensus of today, the answer to all these questions is - yes. A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language /5().

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ().

Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond : Lewis Carroll. From Homer to Darwin, from Yale to the Amazon, and through a strange and dazzling history of the color blue, Deutscher argues that our mother tongues do indeed shape our experiences of the world.

Audacious, delightful, and provocative, Through the Language Glass is destined to become a classic of intellectual by: Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages Guy Deutscher, Metropolitan, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Language as a Means to Order the World.

In Through the Looking-Glass, language has the capacity to anticipate and even cause events to happen. Alice recites nursery rhymes on several occasions, which causes Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, and the Lion and the Unicorn to perform the actions that she describes in her rhymes.

In Through the Language Glass, Gary Deutscher argues that not only are cultural differences reflected in language, but also that “our mother tongue can affect how we think and how we perceive the world.” One of the most striking of many examples he presents is the Japanese solution to a language conundrum involving traffic lights.

The publisher Henry Holt and Company was kind enough to send me a review copy of Guy Deutscher's new book Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages which bills itself as "demonstrating that language does in fact reflect culture in ways that are anything but trivial" but which also goes beyond that and purports to.

CHAPTER I. Looking-Glass house One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it:—it was the black kitten’s fault entirely. For the white kitten had been having its face washed by the old cat for the last quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well, considering); so you see that it couldn’t have had any hand in the mischief.

From Homer to Darwin, from Yale to the Amazon, and through a strange and dazzling history of the color blue, Deutscher argues that our mother tongues do indeed shape our experiences of the world. Audacious, delightful, and provocative, Through the Language Glass is destined to become a classic of intellectual discovery.

In Through the Looking-Glass, Carroll employs a different kind of “wordplay” from the puns of fact, puns are looked down upon here, as evidenced by the fact that the only people who use them in Looking-Glass are the Gnat, who is directly told by Alice that puns are bad jokes (), and the White Queen (), who is characterized throughout the.

In Through the Language Glass, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to the fashionable academic consensus of today, the answer to all these questions is - yes. A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language /5(K).

Deutscher does this in Through the language glass. Books about language, even the best of them, often get bogged down with explorations of grammar and structure concepts. In TtLG, the topic of color is the danger that seems to be lurking around corners, ready to bore the reader with expanse and detail/5().

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How Words Colour Your World. by Guy Deutscher. Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, An Economist Best Book of Editor’s Choice, New York Times A Spectator Best Book of A Financial Times Best Book of A Library Journal Best Book of Winner of 'Best Science Book, ' prize (Vienna).

Through the Language Glass NPR coverage of Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages by Guy Author: Guy Deutscher. Guy Deutscher says they’re wrong. From Homer to Darwin, from Yale to the Amazon, and through a strange and dazzling history of the color blue, Deutscher argues that our mother tongues do indeed shape our experiences of the world.

Audacious, delightful, and provocative, Through the Language Glass is destined to become a classic of intellectual. the bookshelf: through the language glass. Octo by languagehat Comments There was much talk, a couple of months ago, about a NYT Times Magazine article called “Does Your Language Shape How You Think?” by Guy Deutscher (whose earlier book I.

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The author of The Unfolding of Language () returns to address questions about how our languages shape our perceptions and ideas. Deutscher enjoys himself in this romp through research and theory. Although Hebrew is his native language, he uses English artfully—and playfully—to make points, provide examples and slay sacred cattle, nowhere more.

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Alice inexplicably finds herself on a train with a Goat, a Beetle, and a man dressed in white paper. They each nag Alice until the train eventually lurches to a halt. Alice finds herself in a forest, conversing with a chicken sized Gnat, who tells her about the different insects of Looking-Glass World.

After learning the names of the insects Cited by: Through the Looking-Glass, in full Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, book by Lewis Carroll, dated but actually published in December Written as a sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass describes Alice’s further adventures as she moves through a mirror into another unreal world of illogical behaviour, this.

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Throughout the work, he has been stressing the arbitrary nature of language. Alice remarks. Guy Deutscher. Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages. New York: Metropolitan Books, In the first half of the last century, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which was highly popular at the time, posited the notion that the language we speak determines our view of the universe and that in any given language certain.

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Be the first. CHAPTER TWO ~ THE GARDEN OF LIVE FLOWERS Unabridged, as published in Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is a novel by Lewis Carroll, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in.