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Campbell Nancy
The Polar Tombola: A Book of Banished Words
o. A. (Großbritannien): Bird Editions, 2017
(Buch) 128 S., 15,5x23 cm, Auflage: 300, ISBN/ISSN 978-0-9928091-2-6
Techn. Angaben Broschur
ZusatzInformation gedruckt in Northumberland.
When we hear about change in the Arctic, it’s often related to climate, but Arctic regions are also experiencing dramatic cultural change. In the last two centuries 21 indigenous Arctic languages have become extinct, and even more are now considered endangered. Even the official language of Greenland is ‘vulnerable’ according to UNESCO’s Atlas of World Languages in Danger.
The Polar Tombola explores the issue of endangered languages from the perspective of a poet and book artist. What happens to an individual’s experience of the world when their language begins to disappear? How will future scientists study the Arctic ecosystem without access to specialist vocabularies? What role has the printed word played in the evolution of dialects? How might we visualise language loss? ...
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Namen Sarah Bodman (Vorwort)
Sprache Englisch
Geschenk von Nancy Campbell
Stichwort Arktis / Grönland / Klima / Kultur / Sprache / Verlust / Verschwinden / Wandel / Ökosystem
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