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Pitres’s two remarkable cases: Pure agraphia (1884) and Polyglot aphasia (1895)

Lorch, Marjorie P. and Barrière, I. (2002) Pitres’s two remarkable cases: Pure agraphia (1884) and Polyglot aphasia (1895). In: Fabbro, F. (ed.) Advances in the neurolinguistics of bilingualism: essays in honor of Michel Paradis. Udine, Italy: Forum Press, pp. 193-205. ISBN 8884200741.

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Book synopsis: The main objective of the book is the recognition of the crucial role played by Michel Paradis in the development of the neurolinguistic of bilingualism. The chapters are collected discoveries, theses and current theories on the subject, and of particular interest to those involved in disciplines related to bilingualism, as applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics clinical neuropsychology, neurophysiology human language teaching foreign and bilingual education.

Item Type: Book Section
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Agraphia, Polyglot Aphasia, bilingualism, writing disorders, history of neuroscience, Albert Pitres
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
Depositing User: Marjorie Lorch
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2015 08:44

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