Books and papers.

Books written by members.

Cut Spelling, New Spelling 1948, Written Dialects.
Aston Papers 3, Aston Papers 4, CLIE papers, BJP Thorstad paper.
 Cut Spelling.
A handbook to simplifying written English by omitting redundant letters,
Christopher Upward. 2nd (revised and expanded) edition, 1996.
Published by the Simplified Spelling Society, Birmingham, UK. 340pp.
Link to pdf file, 117KB CS Introduction.
Link to pdf file, 157KB CS Contents.
Link to pdf file, 171KB CS Chapter 1.
Link to pdf file, 178KB CS Chapter 2.
Link to pdf file, 409KB CS Chapter 3, Rule 1.
Link to pdf file, 260KB CS Chapter 3, Rule 2.
Link to pdf file, 231KB CS Chapter 3, Rule 3.
Link to pdf file, 144KB CS Chapter 4.
Link to pdf file, 146KB CS Chapter 5.
Link to pdf file, 209KB CS Chapter 6.
Link to pdf file, 107KB CS Part 2 Contents.
Link to pdf file, 132KB CS Part 2 Rule 1.
Link to pdf file, 110KB CS Part 2 Rule 2.
Link to pdf file, 91KB CS Part 2 Rule 3.
Link to pdf file, 83KB CS Part 2 Substitutions.
Link to pdf file, 148KB CS Part 2 Exercises.
Link to pdf file, 108KB CS Part 2 Four texts in TO and CS.
Link to pdf file, 95KB CS Part 2 Suggestions for further reading.
Link to pdf file, 92KB Introduction to TO-CS Dictionary.
Link to zip file 120KB. This is a Mac .mcw file, which will open as a Word file. CS to TO-CS dictionary
See CS leaflets, Journal topics, Journal authors.

 New Spelling.
Being proposals for simplifying the spelling of English without the introduction of new letters. by Walter Ripman and William Archer.
Sixth edition, 1948. revised by Professor Daniel Jones and Professor Harold Orton.
Published on behalf of SSS by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, London. 130pp.
Link to pdf file, 123KB: NS 1948 Introduction
Link to pdf file, 173KB: NS Chapter I.
Link to pdf file, 177KB: NS Chapter II.
Link to pdf file, 160KB: NS Chapters III-IX.
Link to pdf file, 213KB: NS Appendices.
New Spelling (1956) Statement on the Agreement reached between the British S.S.S and the American S.S.A.
See also Pamflets for examples of New Spelling in use.

 Written Dialects n Spelling Reforms: History n Alternatives.
by Kenneth H. Ives. 1979. History of English spelling and spelling reform,
with extensive appendixes of resources. 112pp A5.
Link to pdf file, 361 KB, dialects.pdf

 Aston Papers 3.
Writing systems: why and how they need to be studied, Christopher Upward.
Aston Papers in Language Studies and Discourse Analysis (No. 3)
Published by ISLS: The Institute for the Study of Language & Society, Aston University. 1993. 22pp.
Link to pdf file, 176 KB: aston3.pdf

 Aston Papers 4.
English spelng: th need for a syco-historical perspectiv, Christopher Upward.
Aston Papers in Language Study and Discourse Analysis (No. 4).
Published by ISLS: The Institute for the Study of Language & Society, Aston University. 1996. 28pp.
Link to pdf file, 257 KB: aston4.pdf

 CLIE working papers Number 11.
English Spelling and Educational Progress, Christopher Upward.
Committee for Linguistics in Education.
Published at Aston University. 1988. 22pp.
Link to pdf file, 199 KB: clie.pdf

 British Journal of Psychology.
The effect of orthography on the acquisition of literacy skills, Gwen Thorstad,
The Tavistock Clinic, London. 1991. 11pp.
Link to pdf file, 150 KB: thorstad.pdf

Simple Phonetic English Spelling
By Allan Kiisk, 2008. (Introduction to Simpel-Fonetik, the Single-Sound-per-Letter Writing Method.
A practical and proven solution to the spelling and pronunciation problems of the English Language.) 151pp.
Publisher: Tate Publishing, Mustang, Oklahoma, USA.
Available in printed, audio or e-book versions from publisher’s website; also from bookstores, Amazon and other internet sales organisations.
Link to pdf file : Publisher Store

Simpel-Fonetik Dictionary.
By Allan Kiisk. 2012. (For International Version of Writing in English.  A simple, consistent, and logical method of writing based on the single-sound-per-letter principle.) 495pp.
Publisher: Tate Publishing, Mustang, Oklahoma, USA.
Available in printed or e-book versions from publisher’s store website; also from bookstores, Amazon and other internet sales organisations.
Link to pdf file : Publisher Store

History of English Spelling
By Allan Kiisk. 2012. (For International Version of Writing in English.  A simple, consistent, and logical method of writing based on the single-sound-per-letter principle.) 495pp.
Publisher: Tate Publishing, Mustang, Oklahoma, USA.
Available in printed or e-book versions from publisher’s store website; also from bookstores, Amazon and other internet sales organisations.
Link to pdf file : Publisher Store

History of English Spelling
by Christopher Upward & George Davidson.
2011 (The Language Library Series.) 376pp.
Publisher: Wiley–Blackwell, Chichester, UK.”
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