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ABC: Alphabetization of the Popular Mind
     

ABC: Alphabetization of the Popular Mind

by Barry Sanders, Barry Sanders
 
An intense examination of the effects of technology on literacy and language. The authors argue that there is a phenomenon transforming modern culture—language is becoming part of a technology of "information systems" with an emphasis on control, rather than human exchange. As a result, all language is becoming debased.

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An intense examination of the effects of technology on literacy and language. The authors argue that there is a phenomenon transforming modern culture—language is becoming part of a technology of "information systems" with an emphasis on control, rather than human exchange. As a result, all language is becoming debased.

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ISBN-13:
9780679721925
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Edition description:
1st Vintage Books ed
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.59(d)

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