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The Resource A better pencil : readers, writers, and the digital revolution, Dennis Baron, (electronic resource)

A better pencil : readers, writers, and the digital revolution, Dennis Baron, (electronic resource)

Label
A better pencil : readers, writers, and the digital revolution
Title
A better pencil
Title remainder
readers, writers, and the digital revolution
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Baron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Computers, now the writer's tool of choice, are still blamed by skeptics for a variety of ills, from speeding writing up to the point of recklessness, to complicating or trivializing the writing process, to destroying the English language itself. A Better Pencil puts our complex, still-evolving hate-love relationship with computers and the internet into perspective, describing how the digital revolution influences our reading and writing practices, and how the latest technologies differ from what came before. The book explores our use of computers as writing tools in light of the history of co
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Baron, Dennis E
Dewey number
302.2/244
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Writing materials and instruments
  • Written communication
Label
A better pencil : readers, writers, and the digital revolution, Dennis Baron, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Writing it down -- TeknoFear -- Thoreau's pencil -- National handwriting day -- Writing on clay -- When WordStar was king -- Trusting the text -- Writing on screen -- Everyone's an author -- A space of one's own -- The dark side of the Web -- From pencils to pixels
Control code
ocn489708739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199736775
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)489708739
Label
A better pencil : readers, writers, and the digital revolution, Dennis Baron, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Writing it down -- TeknoFear -- Thoreau's pencil -- National handwriting day -- Writing on clay -- When WordStar was king -- Trusting the text -- Writing on screen -- Everyone's an author -- A space of one's own -- The dark side of the Web -- From pencils to pixels
Control code
ocn489708739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199736775
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)489708739

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