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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Writing in general is the practice of creating text by virtue of the formation of words: hence the text so produced, in whatever form it may take. ‘Writing’ may denote ...

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writing

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 247 words.

A system of inscribed signs replacing or recording spoken language. Various writing systems worldwide have developed independently. Writing is closely

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in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 247 words.

A system of inscribed signs replacing or recording spoken language. Various writing systems worldwide have developed independently. Writing is closely

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Writing

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 2652 words.

The term writing encompasses four pairs of linked senses. It may refer to: (1) An activity (reading and writing

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Writing

Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine.

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 2775 words.

The term writing encompasses four pairs of linked senses. It may refer to:

(1) An activity (reading and writing

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writing

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Writing in general is the practice of creating text by virtue of the formation of words: hence the text so produced, in whatever form it may take. ‘Writing’ may denote ...

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Writing

Maurizio Ferraris.

in Where Are You?

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 10151 words.

This chapter focuses on the function of mobile phones as writing machines that, together with e-mails, do not only convey phonetic writing but also ideograms. It first outlines a...

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Writing

Denise Schmandt-Besserat, James L. Swauger, Marvin A. Powell, James P. Allen, M. O'Connor, William D. Whitt and William D. Whitt.

in The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 8282 words.

Introduction Petroglyphs Cuneiform Egyptian Hieroglyphic Alphabetic Script Manuscripts and Codices Writing Materials

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<span class="smallCaps">Writing</span>

in The Oxford Companion To Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 9004 words.

Introduction Petroglyphs Cuneiform Egyptian Hieroglyphic Alphabetic Script Manuscripts and Codices Writing Materials

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Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 67 words.

Writing in general is the practice of creating text by virtue of the formation of words: hence the text so

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writing

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 339 words.

(1) Certain transactions concerning land are required to be in writing in order to have legal effect: see statute of

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