A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 144 pages
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This book provides a practical understanding of the growth of composition studies as a field of study. A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966 provides a highly readable outline of the major trends in composition theory and teaching since 1966 as a means of explaining the origins of current attitudes towards teaching college writing. It also presents a direct connection between recent advances in theory and new practices in the classroom. Appropriate for any reader who wishes a better understanding of the current trends in teaching English composition.

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I like how Harris intersperses the longer chapters with "interchapters" that give longish examples of student writing. Read full review


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Professor Joseph Harris Teaches at Harvard University.

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