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LINGUIST List 16.1549

Sat May 14 2005

TOC: Written Language and Literacy 7/2 (2004)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Written Language and Literacy Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)

Message 1: Written Language and Literacy Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)
Date: 13-May-2005
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Written Language and Literacy Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)

Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume Number: 7
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2004

Subtitle: From Letter to Sound

Main Text:

From Letter to Sound
New perspectives on writing systems

Special issue of Written Language & Literacy 7:2 (2004)

Edited by Martin Neef and Beatrice Primus
University of Cologne & University of Brunswick / University of Cologne

Written Language & Literacy 7:2

Table of contents

Introduction: From letter to sound: New perspectives on writing systems
Beatrice Primus and Martin Neef 133–138

In search of the perfect orthography
Richard L. Venezky 139–163

Word-initial entropy in five languages: Letter to sound, and sound to letter
Susanne R. Borgwaldt, Frauke M. Hellwig and Annette M.B. de Groot 165–184

The apostrophe: A neglected and misunderstood reading aid
Daniel Buncic 185–204

The relation of vowel letters to phonological syllables in English and German
Martin Neef 205–234

A featural analysis of the Modern Roman Alphabet
Beatrice Primus 235–274

Do symmetrical letter pairs affect readability? A cross-linguistic examination
of writing systems with specific reference to the runes
Alexandra Wiebelt 275–303

How to optimize orthography
Richard Wiese 305–331

Contents of Volume 7 333–334

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
                            Writing Systems
                            Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)
                            German, Standard (GER)

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