He was not called a Tolkien without merit.
Geography determines language shift
Worldbuilding is the one field where no changed major feels like “wasted time.”
Although Tolkien was also inspired by Arthurian legend and the journals of William Morris’ journey in Iceland, I want to specifically focus on the main mythologies that…… Read more “The Mythologies From Where J.R.R. Tolkien Materialized Middle-Earth | HDW Mythocosmography”
There is not a lot of discussion, either from David J. Peterson or Marc Rosenfelder, about the use of naming in conlangs. Indeed, it is through the…… Read more “Theophoric Names In Conlanging”
In Helen Young’s article “Game of Thrones’ Racism Problem,” she seemed to focus more on the show’s interpretation of Daenerys Targaryen than the books’. Although there are…… Read more “Diversity In Fantasy”
When linguist Claude Levi-Strauss traveled to South America to study the languages spoken by the indigenous populations, he discovered that their lexicons pertaining to the biosphere are…… Read more “Folk Taxonomies Tell A Story Behind Conlangs”
Although the video was posted a month ago, it deserves a response.
Wherever there are humans there are crime and tragedy.