Typography and language in everyday life: prescriptions and practices

  title={Typography and language in everyday life: prescriptions and practices},
  author={Sue Walker},
  • S. Walker
  • Published 12 December 2000
  • Linguistics, Art
An illustrated discussion of the relationship between the graphic and linguistic elements of language, using familiar typographic examples from letter-writing conventions to the house style of printers and publishers. Language has graphic as well as linguistic aspects to it, and it is argued here that there are many oppurtunities for collaboration between typographers and applied linguistics. Organised in two parts, the first introduces aspects of typographic theory and history, and suggests… 

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