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The Social Origins of Language

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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

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Title: Literacy in the New Media Age
Written By: Gunther Kress
Series Title: Literacies
Description:

In this 'New Media Age' the screen has replaced the book as the dominant medium of communication. This dramatic change has made image, rather than writing, the center of communication. In this groundbreaking new book, Gunther Kress considers the effects of a revolution that has radically altered the relation between writing and the book. Taking into account social, economic, communicational and technological factors, Kress explores how these changes will affect the future of literacy.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Literacy
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041525356X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: 25.95