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Surrogate Multiplicities: Typography in the Age of Invisibility

  title={Surrogate Multiplicities: Typography in the Age of Invisibility},
  author={Katie Salen},
  journal={Visible Language},
ABSTRACT Historically, much critical discussion, particularly among typographers, has centered on the role typographic form plays in conveying meaning. Beatrice Ward's image of the crystal goblet, evoked in a 1932 essay of the same name created a framework for considering the ways in which value and meaning are assigned to a text based not only on what is written, but how it was written. While Ward was primarily concerned with the dynamics of letterform and legibility, this essay attempts to… 

Typographic landscaping: creativity, ideology, movement

This special issue originated in a symposium on “Typographic Landscaping” that was held between 17 and 18 June 2013 at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Organized by Johan Järlehed and generously

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This paper begins with a brief discussion of interdisciplinary connections between linguistics and typography. It then offers a consideration of how typography used in queer film has been employed to

“Is your font racist?” Metapragmatic online discourses on the use of typographic mimicry and its appropriateness

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This thesis reviews the circumstances that led to what Paul Renner called “the inflation of historicism,” places his response to that problem in the context of the Weimar Republic, details how the

Russian train graffiti: a history of performance

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Nachdem sich verschiedene linguistische Teildisziplinen in den vergangenen Jahren der Medialitat, Materialitat und ‚Multimodalitat‘ von Kommunikation zugewandt haben, hat zuletzt auch die

Names on the Internet: towards electronic socio-onom@stics