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Dave rated it it was ok Apr 01, The British anthropologist Jack Goody, in The domestication of the savage mind, Cambridge University Press, Cambridgefinally introduced a more correct model, which was revolutionary for its very simplicity [6]: But typography is eminently alphabetic: A writing workshop I held a number of years ago for children between the ages of 9 and 10, not yet completely subject to alphabetical prejudice, left me convinced once and for all of the extraordinary potential for new approaches.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Chiara Fanelli added it Feb 25, Can it really be plausible, that the extraordinary depictions of animals at Altamira and in the Dordogne, just appeared from nothing, without tens of thousands of years of preceding graphic practice? The programme Heliscript, developed by the Dutch mathematician Edo Hans Dooijes infor example, features a simple mathematical model capable of providing an acceptable representation of cursive script.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Before Egypt had learned to fasten together the reeds of her river, and when only the figures of birds, beasts, and other animals, carved in stone, preserved the utterances of her wise men. The reason may be that decisively associating a word with the form of its written representation is far more structured a system than has been believed, and turns out to be an advantage from the point of view of the cognitive processes involved.

Danilo marked it as to-read Aug 21, In the past few years, however, we have come to realise that perhaps things did not quite happen that way. The new technology offers a form of communication which explodes the myth of writing as an ancillary recording system subservient to speech.


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For Leonard Bloomfield, father of the American linguistic tradition, things are not much different: By the beginning of the s, Ferdinand de Saussure, one of the great founders of modern linguistics, does not express himself very differently:. Onwards, let us go beyond typography!

Want to Read saving…. And indentations, different type sizes, tabulations, the blank spaces on a page, to what do they correspond?

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It is from The divine invasions by Philip K. And why not reclaim the many marvellous experiences of the past?

Is it not true that Garamond and Futura, in certain circumstances, are different forms bearing different messages? Aseriouswoman added it Aug 08, Sign in Get started. James Boswell, famous as the biographer of Samuel Johnson, the most authoritative English intellectual of his time, recorded one of their conversations Life of JohnsonFriday, 9 May Writing is, above all, the representation of the spoken word; 2.

What is more, these were open systems, in which the scribe was able to giovsnni modifications and innovations, confident of being understood, and therefore they escape from the conventional definition of code as a closed system. And what of typography?

Stefania Trovarelli added it Feb 06, It was not until the death of Eric Thompson, the indisputable elder statesman of Mesoamerican studies and pre-eminent champion of giovsnni prejudice, that the proposals made by the Russian scholar Yuri Knorosov Michael D. Typography is primarily writing with type, and even the Phaistos disc from the 3rd millennium bc [26] is undoubtedly typographic, having been made by pressing stamps into the clay, one for each different sign, so that they are always the same.

The final result is perhaps not particularly exciting [34, 35], but a good designer could use it to create something very interesting: And what use today is the illusory representation of spoken language?


With the introduction of typography we have lost all the most expressive traits of writing, from the monocondiles of Byzantine calligraphy [28] to the sumptuousness of Arabic script [29] and the elegant ligatures of Giovan Francesco Cresci [30].


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We are beginning to consider the hypothesis that, contrary to the well-respected and commonly held belief, figurative representations were actually preceded by notational ones. Though the photographs of the four inscriptions have not previously been associated with this article, as they are so well suited to it, we decided to include them here. Alessandra Smiderle rated it really liked it Nov 14, Davide Giorgetta added it Aug 28, Chinese writing is finally starting to seem less bizarre and unreasonable than it was for the Eurocentric Doctor Johnson.

All those quibbling comparisons between the alphabetic system and the Chinese system are rendered futile by the evident operating efficiency of Chinese, with which it is possible to write excellent literature and at the same time manage sophisticated technology and for the Japanese, who use a more complex system, things are even more obvious. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I will conclude with a highly imaginative premonition by an author of whom I am particularly fond. Home About this publication Foundry. This means that, when creating a new piece of work, the author must not only think uccidw the meaning and the sound of the words, but also the visual appearance.

Mattia Pedrazzoli rated it really liked it Apr 22, Francesco Leoni rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Marginalia This article comes with the images that were published in black and white in Typography papers and follow the same sequence. For Leonard Bloomfield, father of the American linguistic tradition, things are not much different:. Marco Santopaolo added it Jan 08,