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The Art and Science of Handwriting
     

The Art and Science of Handwriting

by Rosemary Sassoon
 

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This book reflects the various facets of the author's lifetime of work in letterforms. The collection of papers and articles, linked by a commentary on a decade in handwriting studies, shows how the educational and medical aspects of her work could not have taken place without a lengthy grounding in lettering. A book for teachers and those who train teachers, as

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This book reflects the various facets of the author's lifetime of work in letterforms. The collection of papers and articles, linked by a commentary on a decade in handwriting studies, shows how the educational and medical aspects of her work could not have taken place without a lengthy grounding in lettering. A book for teachers and those who train teachers, as well as therapists and psychologists.
 

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In The Art And Science Of Handwriting, Rosemary Sassoon draws upon her many years of study to present a complete treatise on handwriting. The topics and issues she covers include an analysis of penholds, the variability of written letterforms, medical and therapeutic aspects of handwriting, children's signatures, writer's cramp, curriculum planning, handwriting as an indicator of stress, and the psychology of calligraphy. The Art And Science Of Handwriting is unique, scholarly, and fascinating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841500270
Publisher:
Intellect, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Rosemary Sassoon, awarded a Ph.D. by the University of Reading for her work on the effects of models and methods on the joins in children's handwriting, works as an independent consultant, researcher, writer and international lecturer.  Her other books with Intellect include Computers and Typography (ed.), The Acquisition of a Second Writing System, and Signs, Symbols and Icons (with Albertine Gaur).

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