Chalk Face Muse: Poetry as a Foreign Language ; Poems Connected with English as a Foreign Or Second Language

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Martin Bates
White Adder Press, 1999 - English language - 167 pages
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Contents

Preface
4
Introduction
6
Experience of Learning
12
Classroom Interaction
24
The Teacher Reflects
32
Language and Identity
42
A Meeting of Cultures
50
Appeals to Language
70
Migration and Exile
105
The Second Person
111
Expatriate Life
121
Language Play
127
Dreaming in a Foreign Language
135
Notes on Poems
141
Typology of poems
145
Notes on Contributers
157

The Ghost in the Textbook
80
A Meeting of Languages
87
Enter the Expert
95
Index of titles
164
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