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The Resource The idea of writing : play and complexity, edited by Alex de Voogt, Irving Finkel

The idea of writing : play and complexity, edited by Alex de Voogt, Irving Finkel

Label
The idea of writing : play and complexity
Title
The idea of writing
Title remainder
play and complexity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alex de Voogt, Irving Finkel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""The Idea of Writing"" is an exploration of the versatility of writing systems. From ancient Egyptian, Cuneiform and Meroitic writing to Chinese, Maya and Maldivian script, the authors examine the problems and possibilities of polysemy, representing loanwords and the problems of adapting a writing system to another language. The playful and artistic use of writing, including a contribution on writing dance, further illustrates the intricacies of the systems. This collection of articles aims to highlight the complexity of writing systems rather than to provide a first introduction. The differe
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
411.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • music
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.I34 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Voogt, Alexander J. de
  • Finkel, Irving L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Writing
  • Written communication
  • Authorship
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Authorship
  • Writing
  • Written communication
  • Schreiben
  • Schriftsprache
  • Schrift
  • Schriftsystem
  • Schriftsprache
Label
The idea of writing : play and complexity, edited by Alex de Voogt, Irving Finkel
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
Acknowledgements; Introducing Writing on Writing (Alex de Voogt); PLAY IN WRITING; LOANWORDS; POLYSEMY; TOWARDS ANOTHER SCRIPT; Author Index; Language (Group) and Script Index; Subject Index
Control code
647892464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, music
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647892464
Label
The idea of writing : play and complexity, edited by Alex de Voogt, Irving Finkel
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
Acknowledgements; Introducing Writing on Writing (Alex de Voogt); PLAY IN WRITING; LOANWORDS; POLYSEMY; TOWARDS ANOTHER SCRIPT; Author Index; Language (Group) and Script Index; Subject Index
Control code
647892464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, music
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647892464

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