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Teaching Subject, A : Composition Since 1966.

Author: Joseph Harris
Publisher: Logan : Utah State University Press, 2012.
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In this classic text, Joseph Harris traces the evolution of college writing instruction since the Dartmouth Seminar of 1966. A Teaching Subject offers a brilliant interpretive history of the first decades during which writing studies came to be imagined as a discipline separable from its partners in English studies. Postscripts to each chapter in this new edition bring the history of composition up to the present.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harris, Joseph.
Teaching Subject, A : Composition Since 1966.
Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Harris
ISBN: 9780874218671 0874218675
OCLC Number: 819594582
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface to New Edition; Foreword(s): Research and Teaching; 1. Growth; Postscript, 2012: Students as Writers; Interchapter; 2. Voice; Postscript, 2012: Intensive Academic Writing; Interchapter; 3. Process; Postscript, 2012: Track Changes; Interchapter; 4. Error; Postscript, 2012: Difference as a Resource; Interchapter; 5. Community; Postscript, 2012: From the Social to the Material; Afterword(s): Contact and Negotiation; Coda, 2012: From Dartmouth to New London; References; Index; About the Author.

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In this classic text, Joseph Harris traces the evolution of college writing instruction since the Dartmouth Seminar of 1966. A Teaching Subject offers a brilliant interpretive history of the first decades during which writing studies came to be imagined as a discipline separable from its partners in English studies. Postscripts to each chapter in this new edition bring the history of composition up to the present. Reviewing the development of the field through five key ideas, Harris unfolds a set of issues and tensions that continue to shape the teaching of writing.

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