Writing Development

An interdisciplinary view

| Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
ISBN 9789027217998 (Eur) | EUR 120.00
ISBN 9781556193248 (USA) | USD 180.00
ISBN 9789027282989 | EUR 120.00 | USD 180.00
This volume presents a selection of papers presented at a series of three workshops organized by the Network “Written Language and Literacy” as launched by the European Science Foundation. The main topics making up Writing Development are: (1) Writing and literacy acquisition: Links between speech and writing, with contributions by David R. Olson, Claire Blanche-Benveniste, Emilia Ferreiro, Ruth Berman, Liliana Tolchinsky & Ana Teberosky; (2) Writing and reading in time and culture, with contributions by Collette Sirat, Françoise Desbordes, Harmut Günther, Peter Koch, & Jean Hébrard: (3) Written language competence in monolingual and bilingual contexts, with contributions by Michel Fayol & Serge Mouchon, Georges Lüdi, & Ludo Verhoeven; (4) Writing systems, brain structures and languages: A neurolinguistic view, with contributions by Giuseppe Cossu, Heinz Wimmer & Uta Frith, & Brian Butterworth. The volume heads off with an extensive introduction “Studying writing and writing acquisition today: A multidisciplinary view”.
[Studies in Written Language and Literacy, 6]  1997.  xxxii, 338 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Studying writing and writing acquisition today: A multidisciplinary view
Part I: Writing and literacy acquisition: Links between linguistics and psycholinguistics
1. On the relations between speech and writing
David R. Olson
2. The Unit of Written and Oral Language
Claire Blanche-Benveniste
3. The Word out of (Conceptual) Context
Emilia Ferreiro
4. Presschool Knowledge of Language: What Five year olds Know about Language Structue and Language Use
Ruth A. Berman
5. Explicit Word Segmentation and Writing in Hebrew and Spanish
Liliana Tolchinsky
Part II: Writing and reading in time and culture
6. Orality/ Literacy, Languages and Alphabets. Examples from Jewish Cultures
Colette Sirat
7. The Notion of Orthography. A Latin Inheritance
Françoise Desbordes
8. Aspects of a History of Written Language Processing. Examples from the Roman world and the early Middle Ages
Hartmut Guenther
9. Orality in Literate Cultures
Peter Koch †
10. The Graphic Space of the School Exercise Books in France in the 19th-20th century
Jean Hébrard
Part III: Written language competence in monolingual and bilingual contexts
11. Production and Comprehension of Connectives in the Written Modality. A Study of Written French
Michel Fayol
12. Towards a Better Understanding of Biliteracy
Georges Luedi
13. Acquisition of Literacy by Immigrant Children
Ludo Verhoeven
Part IV: Writing systems, brain structures and languages: a neurolinguistic view
14. Domain-Specificity and Fractionability of Neuropsychological Processes in Literacy Acquisition
Giuseppe Cossu
15. Reading difficulties among English and German Children. Same Cause — Different Manifestation
Heinz Wimmer
16. Neural Organisation and Writing Systems
Brian Butterworth
Bibliographic references
Analytic index
Cited by

Cited by 5 other publications

No author info given
2018.  In Form-function Relations in Narrative Development [Studies in Narrative, 24], Crossref logo
Branco, Angela Uchoa & Maria Claudia Lopes de Oliveira
2015.  In Educational Contexts and Borders through a Cultural Lens [Cultural Psychology of Education, 1],  pp. 79 ff. Crossref logo
Ferreiro, Emilia & Clotilde Pontecorvo
1999. Managing the written text: the beginning of punctuation in children's writing. Learning and Instruction 9:6  pp. 543 ff. Crossref logo
Meirelles, Viviany & Alina Galvão Spinillo
2004. Uma análise da coesão textual e da estrutura narrativa em textos escritos por adolescentes surdos. Estudos de Psicologia (Natal) 9:1  pp. 131 ff. Crossref logo
Schnittke, Ekaterina
2014. Birch Bark Letters Against the Background of Written Language Acquisition. SSRN Electronic Journal Crossref logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 16 october 2021. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  97040728 | Marc record