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Tue Feb 22 2011

TOC: Written Language & Literacy 14/1 (2011)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Written Language & Literacy Vol. 14, No. 1 (2011)

Message 1: Written Language & Literacy Vol. 14, No. 1 (2011)
Date: 22-Feb-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Written Language & Literacy Vol. 14, No. 1 (2011)
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Publisher: John Benjamins
http://www.benjamins.com/

Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume Number: 14
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2011


Subtitle: Typology of writing systems


Main Text:

Typology of writing systems
Special issue of Written Language & Literacy 14:1 (2011)
Edited by Susanne R. Borgwaldt and Terry Joyce
TU Braunschweig, Germany / Tama University, Japan

Written Language & Literacy 14:1

2011. v, 159 pp.
Table of contents

Typology of writing systems: Special issue introduction
Terry Joyce and Susanne R. Borgwaldt 1–11

Comparative graphematics
Rüdiger Weingarten 12–38

Similarities among the shapes of writing and their effects on learning
Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler 39–57

The significance of the morphographic principle for the classification of
writing systems
Terry Joyce 58–81

A tone orthography typology
David Roberts 82–108

Measuring graphematic transparency: German and Italian compared
Martin Neef and Miriam Balestra 109–142

Writing in Portuguese chats :): A new wrtng systm?
Cláudia Silva 143–156

Book review

John Baines, John Bennet, and Stephen Houston (eds.). The disappearance of
writing systems: perspectives on literacy and communication. London: Equinox,
2008. Pp xviii, 378
Reviewed by Martin Neef 157–159


Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Typology
                            Writing Systems
                            Applied Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): German, Standard (deu)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Portuguese (por)

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