Helliconia Languages Collection
These are various notes from the linguist Tom A. Shippey on Brian Aldiss' science fiction trilogy 'Helliconia,' mainly concerning the languages of the fictional inhabitants.
- 1979 - 1985
- Shippey, T. A. (Compiler, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Brian W. Aldiss was a British science fiction writer. The three installments of his 'Helliconia' series were Helliconia Spring (1982), Helliconia Summer (1983), and Helliconia Winter (1985).
Tom A. Shippey was a linguist whom Aldiss consulted for notes on the languages Aldiss created for the inhabitants of his fictional world. Shippey was a professor in the School of English at the University of Leeds in England.
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Gift, T.A. Shippey, 1992.
- Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson), 1925- (Author) -- Helliconia trilogy
- Shippey, T. A. (Donor, Person)
- Guide to the Helliconia Collection
- Helliconia Languages Collection
- Finding aid prepared by rr, 2015.
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Helliconia Collection, MS 323, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States