Abstract

The creation of names in the Earthsea novels is a playful activity that reawakens a childlike sensitivity to the physical elements of speech and writing and revives memories of language-based experiences that include childhood readings and the encounter with foreign words and names, as often appear in juvenile literature.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1543-3374
Print ISSN
0092-8208
Pages
pp. 92-114
Launched on MUSE
2010-05-14
Open Access
No
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