The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System provides a comprehensive account of the English Writing System, both in its current iteration and highlighting the developing trends that will influence its future. Thirty chapters written by specialists from around the world cover core linguistic and psychological aspects, and also include areas from such other disciplines as typography and computer mediated communication.
Divided into five sections, the volume encompasses a wide range of approaches and addresses issues in the following areas:
- The history of the English writing system
- Acquisition and teaching
- The English writing system in the media and CMC
- Variety and diversity in the writing system
- The core of the English writing system today
The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System is essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students working in this area.
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