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LINGUIST List 24.2814

Wed Jul 10 2013

Books: Typology of Writing Systems: Borgwaldt, Joyce (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Jul-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Typology of Writing Systems: Borgwaldt, Joyce (Eds)
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Title: Typology of Writing Systems
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 51
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/bct.51

Editor: Susanne R. Borgwaldt
Editor: Terry Joyce
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271853 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271853 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 85.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271853 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202703 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.10
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202703 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202703 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Abstract:

Typology research is extremely important in both proposing classification frameworks and in promoting the careful investigation and analysis of the core concepts inherent within the classification contrasts employed. More exemplary of the latter aspect, the present collection of papers on the typology of writing systems address a number of significant linguistic and psycholinguistic issues surrounding the classification of writing systems. The seven contributions within this volume, which originally appeared as a special issue of Written Language and Literacy 14:1 (2011), cover a wide variety of issues, ranging from an overview of writing system typology research, comparative graphematics, letter-shape similarities, the morphographic principle, tone orthography typology, measuring graphematic transparency, to unconventional spellings within online chat. Reflecting the growing interest in writing, the book will be of interest to advanced students and researchers working on writing systems, written language, and reading research.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Typology
                            Writing Systems

Written In: English (eng)

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