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LINGUIST List 23.3496

Tue Aug 21 2012

TOC: Written Language and Literacy 15/2 (2012)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Aug-2012
From: Karin Plijnaar <karinbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Written Language and Literacy Vol. 15, No. 2 (2012)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume Number: 15
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2012

Subtitle: Units of Language - Units of Writing

Main Text:

2012. v, 140 pp.

Table of Content

Introduction to special issue on ‘Units of Language – Units of Writing’: A key relationship for writing systems research
David Roberts and Terry Joyce

Literacy, rationality, and logic: The historical and developmental origins of logical discourse
David R. Olson

Offline segmentation and online language processing units: The influence of literacy
Dorina Veldhuis and Jeanne Kurvers

How subtle differences in orthography influence conceptual interpretation
Arina Banga, Esther Hanssen, Robert Schreuder and Anneke Neijt

Boundaries in written representations: The potential beginning of words in German
Martin Neef

Writing grammar rather than tone: An orthography experiment in Togo
David Roberts and Stephen L. Walter

Orthographic representation and variation within the Japanese writing system: Some corpus-based observations
Terry Joyce, Bor Hodošček and Kikuko Nishina

Book reviews: Stephen Chrisomalis. Numerical Notation. A Comparative History. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp 486.
Georg Schuppener

Mary P. Sheridan & Jennifer Rowsell. Design Literacies: Learning and Innovation in the Digital Age. London, New York: Routledge Chapman & Hall, 2010. Pp xii + 132
Simone Amorocho

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Language Acquisition
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Afrikaans (afr)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            Frisian, Eastern (frs)
                            Frisian, Northern (frr)
                            Frisian, Western (fri)
                            Frisian, Western (fry)
                            German (deu)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Kabiyè (kbp)

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