The Way Literacy Lives Rhetorical Dexterity and Basic Writing Instruction by Shannon Carter

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Published by State University of New York Press .

Written in English

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  • Higher & further education,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Higher,
  • Education,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL11150460M
ISBN 100791473554
ISBN 109780791473559

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The Way Literacy Lives declares itself to be involved in at least two important and timely undertakings, efforts that clearly break new ground in the subfield of basic writing.

First, in attempting to theorize within. “The Way Literacy Lives presents a groundbreaking new perspective to Basic Writing Studies and to the field of Rhetoric and Composition.” — Issues in Writing “ Carter provides a powerful lens to refocus the way literacy is taught and learned A challenging but worthwhile book.” — CHOICE.

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