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15What are some stories and novels that involve linguistics?

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The following list is by no means exhaustive. It's based on James Myers' list of books, which was compiled the last time the subject came up on sci.lang. Additions and corrections are welcome; please suggest the approximate category and give the publication date, if possible.

Aliens And Linguists: Language Study and Science Fiction, by Walter Meyers (1980) contains a general discussion and lists more works.
Also see Myra Edwards Barnes, Linguistics and Languages in Science Fiction/Fantasy (1975).

Alien languages:

Futuristic varieties of English:

Other invented languages:

Linguist heroes:

Animal language:

Use of linguistic theory:


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