Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2013 Edition
| Editors: Elias G. Carayannis

Creative Linguistics

  • Andrei G. AleinikovEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_12



Creative linguistics is a subscience of linguistics that studies creative aspects of language/speech and language aspects of creativity.


Creative linguistics (sozidolinguistics) is a study of the domain common for language/speech and creativity (Aleinikov 1988a; 1992b; 1994). Sozidolinguistics selects in any communication event only those factors that deal with the generation of newness, that is, with the creative aspect of language and speech. On the other hand, both creative thinking and creative behavior, as it is well known, are based on and/or are wrapped into the language (including music and visual arts), and thus sozidonics, as the science of creativity (see  Science of Creativity), just cannot ignore the language as a colossal machine generating more and more of the new products. Neither linguistics nor sozidonics separately can understand and explain how language and creativity coexist and interact. That is why there grew a...

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  1. 1.International Academy of GeniusMontereyUSA