Esperanto, Interlinguistics, and Planned Language

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Humphrey Tonkin
University Press of America, 1997 - Foreign Language Study - 232 pages
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Contents: Humphrey Tonkin, Introduction; Detlev Blanke, The Term "Planned Language"; Pere Juli++, Linguistic Theory and International Communication; David K. Jordan, Esperanto and Esperantism; Aleksandr Dulichenko, Esperanto: A Unique Model for General Linguistics; Humphrey Tonkin, One Hundred Years of Esperanto: A Survey; John Edwards and Lynn MacPherson, Views of Constructed Languages, With Special Reference to Esperanto; Klaus Schubert, Ausdruckskraft und Regelm%ssigkeit: Was Esperanto f ̧r automatische ‹bersetzung geeignet macht; Probal Dasgupta, Toward a Dialogue Between the Sociolinguistic Sciences and Esperanto Culture; Ralph L. Harry, Development of a Language for International Law: The Experience of Esperanto; Bernard Golden, Conservation of the Heritage of Volap ̧k; Victor Sadler, Machine Translation Project Reaches Watershed; Istvˇn Ertl and FranÁois Lo Jacomo, Umberto Eco, l'espČranto et le plurilinguisme de l'avenir. Co-published with the Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems.
 

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Contents

Introduction
ix
The Term Planned Language
1
Linguistic Theory and International Communication
21
Esperanto and Esperantism
39
A Unique Model for General Linguistics
67
A Survey
71
Views of Constructed Languages with Special Reference to Esperanto
93
Was Esperanto für automatische Übersetzung geeignet macht
117
Toward a Dialogue between the Sociolinguistic Sciences and Esperanto Culture
141
The Experience of Esperanto
173
Conservation of the Heritage of Volapük
183
Machine Translation Project Reaches Watershed
191
Umberto Eco lespéranto et le plurilinguisme de Pavenir
199
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Dr. Humphrey Tonkin is University Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus at the University of Hartford. He joined the university in January 1989 and served as president for almost ten years, returning to teaching and research in June 1998. In 1998 99 he was Visiting Fellow at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University.