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Rethinking Writing (Continuum Collection)
Rethinking Writing - Continuum Collection
Author: Roy Harris
In the wake of Ferdinand de Saussure's work, modern linguistics has ignored or marginalized writing in favor of the study of speech. Roy Harris shows that the theory of writing adopted in modern linguistics is deeply flawed. Reversing the orthodox priorities, he argues that writing is a far more powrful mode of linguistic communication than spee...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780826479242
ISBN-10: 0826479243
Publication Date: 8/30/2005
Pages: 254
Edition: Revised

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Publisher: Continuum
Book Type: Paperback
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