Writing and literacy in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese / Insup Taylor and M. Martin Taylor.

Published
  • Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins c1995
Physical description
1 online resource (427 p.)
ISBN
  • 9786613092649
  • 90-272-8576-4
  • 1-283-09264-6
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
Contents
  • WRITING AND LITERACY IN CHINESE, KOREAN AND JAPANESE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I: Chinese; 2. Spoken Chinese; 3. Chinese Characters: Hanzi; 4. Meaning Representation in Characters; 5. Sound Representation by Characters; 6. Logographic Characters vs Phonetic Scripts; 7. Text Writing in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese; 8. Reforming Spoken and Written Chinese; 9. Learning Hanzi, Pinyin, and Putonghua; 10. History of Education and Literacy in China; Part I: Summary and Conclusions; Part II: Korean
  • 11. Korean Language12. Hancha: Chínese Characters; 13. Han'gül: Alphabetic Syllabary; 14. Learning Han'gul and Hancha; 15. Why Should Hancha be Kept?; 16. History of Education and Literacy in Korea; Part II: Summary and Conclusions; Part III. Japanese; 17 Japanese Language; 18. Kanji: Chinese Characters; 19 Kana: Japanese Syllabary; 20 Romaji: Roman Letters; 21. Why Keep Kanji?; 22. Learning Kanji and Kana; 23. The Japanese Educational System; 24. History of Mass Literacy in Japan; Part III: Summary and Conclusions; Postface; Glossary; Subject Index; Author Index
  • The series Studies in Written Language and Literacy
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Summary

  • Chinese, Japanese, South (and North) Koreans in East Asia have a long, intertwined and distinguished cultural history and have achieved, or are in the process of achieving, spectacular economic success. Together, these three peoples make up one quarter of the world population.They use a variety of unique and fascinating writing systems: logographic Chinese characters of ancient origin, as well as phonetic systems of syllabaries and alphabets. The book describes, often in comparison with English, how the Chinese, Korean and Japanese writing systems originated and developed; how each relat

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