Written Language Revisited.

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Author / Creator:Vachek, Josef.
Imprint:Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1989.
Description:1 online resource (235 pages)
Subject:Written communication.
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11125085
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Other authors / contributors:Luelsdorff, Philip A.
Notes:ReferencesNoteson the development of the written norm of English; Notes; Some remarks on puristic tendenciesin written language; Notes; References; Remarks on redundancy in writtenlanguage with special regard tocapitalization of graphemes; Notes; References; Spelling as an important linguistic concept; Notes; References; On pluridimensionality of written utterances and its consequences; Notes; References; Some remarks on revaluations of redundant graphemes; Notes; References; Thoughts on some fifty years of research in written language; References; Index of persons; Index of subjects.
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Summary:Josef Vachek, one of the last living exponents of the Prague School, has dedicated 50 years of his life to the study of written language in all its aspects. This volume is a tribute to him on the occasion of his 80th birthday. It contains a selection of his papers written between 1945 and 1987. Contents Writing and phonetic transcription; Written language and printed language; The linguistic status of written utterances; The primacy of writing?; Segmentation of the flow of speech and written language; The stylistics of written language; Glossematics and written language; Paralinguistic sounds.
Other form:Print version: Vachek, Josef. Written Language Revisited. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1989 9789027220646