Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting (Hardcover)
Steeped in the Palmer Method of Handwriting she learned in Catholic school, Kitty Burns Florey is a self-confessed penmanship nut who loves the act of taking pen to paper. So when she discovered that schools today forego handwriting drills in favor o...
Florey tackles the importance of writing by hand and its place in our increasingly electronic society in this fascinating exploration of the history of handwriting. Weaving together the evolution of writing implements and scripts, pen-collecting societies, the golden age of American penmanship, the growth in popularity of handwriting analysis, and the many aficionados who still prefer scribbling on paper to tapping on keys, she asks the question: Is writing by hand really no longer necessary in todays busy world?
|Genre||LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Handwriting|
|Publisher Date||2009-01-20 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Melville House Pub|
|Unit weight||1.06 lb|
|Subtitle||The Rise and Fall of Handwriting|
|Authors||Florey, Kitty Burns|
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