Through the Language Glass (2010) explores the many ways in which language both reflects and influences our culture. By exploring the different ways that languages deal with space, gender and color, the book demonstrates just how fundamentally the language you speak alters your perception of the world.
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Guy Deutscher is a linguist and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. In addition to his numerous academic contributions, Deutscher is also the author of The Unfolding of Language.
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