You shouldn't overlook:
Halliday, M.A.K. (1985), Spoken and Written Language, OUP
Halliday, M.A.K. & Martin, J.R. (1993), Writing Science: Literary and
Discursive Power, Pittsburgh U.P.
Thanks to everyone for the growing bibliography in this area!
On 03/01/2007, at 7:57 AM, Kathryn Alexander wrote:
> there is also the work of Goody and Watt , Walter Ong's Orality and
> Literacy and Eric Havelock The Muse learns to write
> The coming of literate communication to western culture - group of 2 »
> E Havelock - Journal of Communication, 1980 - Blackwell Synergy
> Page 1. Literacy and the Future of Print The Coming of Literate
> to Western Culture by Eric A. Havelock The invention ...
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>> hi david and mike
>> yes, mike gave you two important sources in writing systems.You
>> can add
>> Ignace Gelb, histoire de l´ecriture. Paris: Presse Universitaire
>> du France (1976). There is an spanish printing by Alianza Editorial.
>> Also, there is a david olson´s chapter in Wertsch, del río and
>> Alvarez´s Sociocultural studies of mind ( 1995). " Writing and
>> the mind", pp. 95-123.
>> good luck!
>> Ignacio Dalton
>> Mike Cole <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hi David--
>> There is a LOT of material on the topic of writing systems.
>> Two interesting places to start are:
>> D. Schmandt-Besserat, Before Writing:. U of Texas Press. 1992 (two
>> R. Harris. The origin of writing. Open Court. 1986.
>> David Olson has written extensively on this topic, primarily from
>> I am unsure of best sources that delve into origins of writing in
>> which were more or less co-incident with
>> events in Euphrates area.
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