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The languages of Pao.

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Published by New English Library .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination(160)p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15049742M
ISBN 100450502589
OCLC/WorldCa59230616

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The Languages of Pao. The Panarch of Pao is dead and Beran Panasper, his young son and heir, must flee the planet to live and avenge his father's death. It is at the secret fortress on the planet Breakness that Beran discovers the dreaded truth behind the assassination of his father-and much more/5.

The Languages of Pao is a thought-provoking, and thoroughly original science fiction novel with a central theme that speculates on how language can sometimes influence and shape the behaviour of a population—which is a linguistic theory known as the Sapir-Whorf by: 5.

"The Planet Pao, a world of the very far future colonized from Earth, has a stagnant sort of culture, and one language. The scientists of the neighboring world of Breakness launch a ruthless experiment, jarring Pao into new virility by installing three class-languages, one for a warrior class, one for technicians, and one for rulers and : Spatterlight Press, LLC.

The Languages of Pao - Ebook written by Jack Vance. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Languages of Pao/5(5).

The Languages of Pao is a Science Fiction novel by Jack Vance.A central theme of the book is the way in which language shapes thought and behavior. The Languages of Pao Book Summary and Study Guide. Jack Vance Booklist Jack Vance Message Board.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Languages of Pao; This book primarily deals with the idea that language can influence the thoughts and actions of the people who speak it. The main character lives on a pastoral world with a very weak language. The Panarch of Pao is dead and Beran Panasper, his young son and heir, must flee the planet to live and avenge his father's death.

It is at the secret fortress on the planet Breakness that Beran More. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction in English, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy.

Book Reviews, Books, Fantasy, Jack Vance, Science Fiction, The Languages of Pao Leave a comment I’ve never read anything by Jack Vance before and I didn’t find the title of this book too exciting, but what a good story this turned out to be.

These are the Languages of Pao from the title. Separate languages are created for military, commercial and research purposes. Jack Vance makes a very interesting point about how the structure of a language can shape thinking, beliefs and action.

Beran grows into a young man on Breakness and trains to be a linguist. Genre/Form: Science fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vance, Jack, Languages of Pao. New York: DAW Books,© The Panarch of Pao is dead and Beran Panasper, his young son and heir, must flee the planet to live and avenge his father's death.

It is at the secret fortress on the planet Breakness that Beran discovers the dreaded truth behind the assassination of his father-and much more. The Languages of Pao was originally published in two differently abridged versions. The Vance Integral Edition reconstructed the full text by combining them.

But the VIE was a limited edition, priced accordingly, and only available as a complete set (Pao was also included in a separate test run 'science fiction volume', also expensive, also limited, that occasionally turns up on Ebay)/5(13).

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"An Ace book". The Languages of Pao is a thought-provoking, and thoroughly original science fiction novel with a central theme that speculates on how language can sometimes influence and shape the behaviour of a population—which is a linguistic theory known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis/5(8).

The Languages of Pao is a thought-provoking, and thoroughly original science fiction novel with a central theme that speculates on how language can sometimes influence and shape the behaviour of a population—which is a linguistic theory known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis/5(5).

The Languages of Pao. by Jack Vance. ebook. Description; Details; The Panarch of Pao is dead and Beran Panasper, his young son and heir, must flee the planet to live and avenge his father's death. It is at the secret fortress on the planet Breakness that Beran discovers the dreaded truth behind the assassination of his father-and much more.

The Panarch of Pao is dead and Beran Panasper, his young son and heir, must flee the planet to live and avenge his father's death.

It is at the secret fortress on the planet Breakness that Beran discovers the dreaded truth behind the assassination of his father-and much more.

The people of Pao are a. THE LANGUAGES OF PAO. New York: Avalon Books, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder () II Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with a 35 mm closed tear in front flap fold (the jacket is otherwise "like new").

A very sharp copy of an uncommon book. (#). THE LANGUAGES OF PAO. New York: Avalon Books, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Vance to one of his editors on the title page. Anatomy of Wonder () II Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp.

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Trade paperback. The Languages of Pao | The young heir to the Pao throne, Beran Panasper, flees his usurping uncle Bustamonte when his father, the Panarch of Pao, is killed.

His refuge is the austereworld Breakness, under one of the planet's ruler-academics - the elderly but immensely powerful Lord x and his peers are obsessed with prestige and dominance, augmenting their bodies technologically.

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Languages of Pao, The - Jack Vance. I first read this book a long time ago. It was my first exposure to the idea that language shapes not just how one says things, but what it is possible to say and think. I was tremendously impressed. Vance takes that idea, and runs with it.

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What Do You Mean, It's Not Political?: This novel is about colonization and decolonization. This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world/5(11).

The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance Be the first to review this item A science fiction novel based on the science of linguistics. San Francisco, CA/Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, Octavo, cloth. New edition. One of trade copies. Signed by Vance on the title page. first full-scale use in SF of linguistics as a hard science.

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Vance, John Holbrook, writing as "Jack Vance." New York: Ace Books, Inc., []. Small octavo, cover painting by Gray Morrow, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition.

Ace F Signed by Vance on the title page. "The first full-scale use in SF of linguistics as a "hard" science." - Anatomy of Wonder () Advance proof copy—one of 6 "Check" copies as stated in pencil from the publisher.

The penultimate phase before final publication. Loosely gathered signatures within d.j. The full-sized, full copy of the final book product. For the ultimate Vance collector. Fine copy. [3] • The Languages of Pao (title page) • () • interior artwork by uncredited 5 • The Languages of Pao • () • novel by Jack Vance Primary Verifications.

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