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The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Florey, Kitty Burns (Book - 2009)
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Steeped in the Palmer Method of Handwriting she learned in Catholic Schook, Florey is a self-confessed 'penmanship nut' who loves the act of taking pen to paper. Here she explores the history of handwriting and tackles the importance of writing by hand and its place in our increasingly electronic society. Weaving together the evolution of writing implements and scripts, pen-collecting societies and the growing popularity of handwriting analysis, she asks the question: Is writing by hand really no longer necessary in today's busy world?
Authors: Florey, Kitty Burns
Title: Script and scribble
the rise and fall of handwriting
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House Pub., c2009
Characteristics: 190 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kitty Burns Florey
Contents: A handwritten life
Pen, paper, ink : a stroll through handwriting history
The golden age of penmanship
Father Michon and my Aunt Fanny
Writing by hand in a digital age
Is handwriting important?
ISBN: 1933633670
9781933633671
Branch Call Number: 652.1 F634s 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [187])
Subject Headings: Graphology Writing materials and instruments History Penmanship, American History Penmanship
Topical Term: Graphology
Writing materials and instruments
Penmanship, American
Penmanship
LCCN: 2008026964
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My only question if we do not teach people how to write with pen and paper what happens if the electricity ever goes off? I always like the idea of having a reasonable back up plan.

Love the Book. Lot's of interesting facts and samples.

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