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ERIC Number: EJ444566
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-5309
From Oral Ceremony to Written Document: The Transitional Language of Anglo-Saxon Wills.
Danet, Brenda; Bogoch, Bryna
Language and Communication, v12 n2 p95-122 Apr 1992
Presents theoretical discussion of the emergence of linguistic features of documents that indicate society is moving toward a view of writing as a form of constitutive social action and of written documents as autonomous material objects having a life of their own. Linguistic features of Anglo-Saxon wills are shown to differ from those of modern ones. (83 references) (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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