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The Idea of Writing

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The Idea of Writing: Writing Across Borders


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The Idea of Writing: Play and Complexity


The Idea of Writing is an exploration of the versatility of writing systems. It presents the playful and artistic use of writing and highlights the complexity of writing systems rather than that it provides a first introduction. The Idea of Writing has been a theme in a series of colloquiums held at Leiden University. A group of specialists on the topic continues to meet in order to explore themes that are relevant to most if not all writing systems.

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