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The Resource Letter writing as a social practice, edited by David Barton, Nigel Hall

Letter writing as a social practice, edited by David Barton, Nigel Hall

Label
Letter writing as a social practice
Title
Letter writing as a social practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Barton, Nigel Hall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the social significance of letter writing. Letter writing is one of the most pervasive literate activities in human societies, crossing formal and informal contexts. Letters are a common text type, appearing in a wide variety of forms in most domains of life. More broadly, the importance of letter writing can be seen in that the phenomenon has been widespread historically, being one of earliest forms of writing, and a wide range of contemporary genres have their roots in letters. The writing of a letter is embedded in a particular social situation, and like all other types o
Member of
Cataloging source
INU
Dewey number
395.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1483
LC item number
.L48 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barton, David
  • Hall, Nigel
Series statement
Studies in written language and literacy,
Series volume
v. 9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Letter writing
  • Written communication
  • English letters
  • English language
  • Letter writing
  • Correspondance
  • Communication écrite
  • Lettres (Genre littéraire) anglaises
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Correspondance anglaise
  • REFERENCE
  • English language
  • English letters
  • Letter writing
  • Letter writing
  • Written communication
  • English-speaking countries
  • Briefwisseling
  • Sociale aspecten
  • English Language
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
Letter writing as a social practice, edited by David Barton, Nigel Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
LETTER WRITING AS A SOCIAL PRACTICE; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; CHAPTER 1. Introduction; CHAPTER 2. Letters and the Social Grounding of Differentiated Genres; CHAPTER 3. The Familiar Letter and Social Refinement in America, 1750-1800; CHAPTER 4. Letter Writing in a Cornish Community in the 1790s; CHAPTER 5. English Pauper Letters 1800-34, and the English Language; CHAPTER 6. The Materiality of Letter Writing: A nineteenth century perspective; CHAPTER 7. Letter-Writing Instruction in 19th Century Schools in the United States
Control code
70763398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027298669
Lccn
99039098
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70763398
Label
Letter writing as a social practice, edited by David Barton, Nigel Hall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
LETTER WRITING AS A SOCIAL PRACTICE; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; CHAPTER 1. Introduction; CHAPTER 2. Letters and the Social Grounding of Differentiated Genres; CHAPTER 3. The Familiar Letter and Social Refinement in America, 1750-1800; CHAPTER 4. Letter Writing in a Cornish Community in the 1790s; CHAPTER 5. English Pauper Letters 1800-34, and the English Language; CHAPTER 6. The Materiality of Letter Writing: A nineteenth century perspective; CHAPTER 7. Letter-Writing Instruction in 19th Century Schools in the United States
Control code
70763398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027298669
Lccn
99039098
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70763398

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