The paper argues in favour of understanding a certain number of runic inscriptions carved on stones as culture-dependent instances of Scandinavian proto-books, for they fulfill precisely the same functions as contemporary books.
Any 'communicational grammar' may be viewed as a linguistic study concerned with rules responsible for efficient communication, and can be used as a tool for researching almost any issue that falls under the term 'political linguistics' - a sub-field of linguistics which analyzes how ideologies are put into service to legitimate power and inequality. From the linguistic point of view we would perceive...
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