Láadan is a language created by Suzette Haden Elgin: "by women, for women, for the specific purpose of expressing the perceptions of women."
This does not mean that Suzette has ever intended the language to be restricted to women. Suzette says: "There is so much misunderstanding about this point; I keep reading that the Láadan language is only for women -- which is false. I'd like to make it clear that the intention, from the very beginning, was that Láadan would be available to any and all genders. It says so explicitly in the second Native Tongue book, The Judas Rose, but a lot of people haven't read that far in the trilogy." The Láadan Working Group welcomes everybody's use of Láadan, and values everybody's contributions to the process of enriching the Láadan language.
The contents of these pages have been blessed by Suzette, but all the errors are the responsibility of each pages' owner and should be reported to the email contact at the bottom of each page.
To order, send check to: OCLS, PO Box 1137, Huntsville, AR 72740-1137, or email credit card info to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The price of the book is $10.00, plus P&H. U.S. postage and handling is $4.50; foreign postage is whatever it actually costs to send the book to you. We can take checks in U.S. funds, international postal money orders, or -- for orders in the U.S. -- Mastercard or Visa. The book is shipped with an information packet. If you want it autographed, let me [Suzette] know; I'll be glad to do that. The money for the books goes to SF3, the nonprofit group that published it originally and that puts on WisCon every year, not to me. [Quantity is limited]
The tape is $11.00 postpaid (foreign postage extra). The tape's content is Suzette, reading aloud as much of the Láadan text in the book as she could fit on a one-hour tape. And it's from the same address as the book.
Last Updated: 09/25/2007
|Suzette Haden Elgin's Home Page||Jackie Powers Home Page|