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A language older than words

by Derrick Jensen

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Context Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Human-animal relationships.,
  • Family violence.,
  • Violence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 394-399).

    StatementDerrick Jensen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF41 .J44 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 399 p. :
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6800741M
    ISBN 101893956032
    LC Control Number00131025
    OCLC/WorldCa44078542

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      There is a language older by far and deeper than words. It is the language of bodies, of body on body, win on snow, rain on trees, wave on stone. It is the language of dream, gesture, symbol, memory. We have forgotten this language. We . Writer David Treuer’s work tells a story that is richer and more multi-dimensional than the American history most of us learned in school. Treuer grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. At the time of our conversation with him in , he was part of an ongoing project to document the grammar and usage of the Ojibwe language.

    In what language was the Bible first written? The first human author to write down the biblical record was Moses. He was commanded by God to take on this task, for Exodus records God’s words to Moses, “Write down these words, for in accordance with these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.”.   Linguist Considers 'What Language Is' — And Isn't. August 4, • Humans have been speaking thousands of years longer than they have been writing. Yet many assume the written word is.


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A written record may encode a stage of a language corresponding to an earlier time, either as a result of oral tradition, or because the earliest source is a copy of an older manuscript that was lost. An oral tradition of epic poetry may typically bridge.

― Derrick Jensen, A Language Older Than Words. tags: life We live in television programs and movies and books and with celebrities and in heaven and by rules and laws and abstractions created by people far away and we live anywhere and everywhere except in our particular bodies on this particular land at this particular moment in these.

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The MIT linguist dives into an explanation of how human beings learn languages and how we use them to create experiences and all kinds of products, from an effervescent love letter to a Author: Stevie D. A note on language. What we now call ‘Old English’ was the language of the English people until the invasion ofwhen it rapidly began to mutate with the arrival of Norman French as the language of the ruling class.

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technical language is difficult to understand for people who do not know a lot about the subject. ALTHOUGH THE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS lists Ojibwe as the most complex language in the world, with more than 4, verb forms, Anton Treuer rolls his eyes at this.

Ojibwe is not an especially difficult language to learn, he says; there are indeed a large number of grammatical structures, but they are more consistent than those in English. A language older than words is a nonfiction book where the author, Derrick Jenson, compares his own experience with abuse with the abuse present in the world.

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