The Written Language Bias in Linguistics: Its Nature, by Per Linell

By Per Linell

Linguists usually emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. but, such a lot linguists have analysed spoken language, in addition to language generally, using theories and techniques which are most suitable for written language. hence, there's an intensive 'written language bias' in conventional and trendy linguistics and different language sciences. during this booklet, this aspect is argued with wealthy and convincing proof from nearly all fields of linguistics.

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