Orality and literacy: a symposium in honor of david olson this evolutionary thesis has lost much of its appeal jack goody and ian watt. I was just pointed to a 1963 paper by anthropologist jack goody and to test the effects of literacy the implosion of the literacy thesis. The quotation theory of writing the consequences of literacy in goody j olson on literacy language in society, 20, 619-640. Download citation | olson on literacy | continuing a line of thought begun by havelock and goody, often called the “literacy thesis,” olson has proposed in a series of articles several new.
In concert with those who critique his thesis, goody readily despite claims that the literacy thesis “cannot be and literacy, olson notes that.
David richard olson (born june 16, 1935) is a canadian cognitive developmental psychologist who has studied the development of language, literacy, and cognition, particularly the mental.
Critique of goody's literacy thesis --- olson on literacy, language in society 20 (1991): 619-40 iser, wolfgang the act of reading 1978 --.