The Writing Code Episodes

2007, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Art and the Craft - The Writing Code

Tools used by writers, including paper, pens, printing presses, typewriters, stenotypes and laptops. Also: great writers are recalled, including Homer, Herman Melville, Elmore Leonard, Quincy Troupe and Margaret Atwood.

Episodes: The Writing Code (3)

9/19/2007: The Literate Society    Season 1, Episode 3
9/12/2007: The Art and the Craft    Season 1, Episode 2
9/5/2007: The Greatest Invention    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: September 05, 2007, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Writing is examined in this three-part series about its art and craft, with segments filmed in the U.S., England, Egypt, India and Iran. Different forms of writing are featured, including Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese writing symbols.

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