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A Taste for Language: Literacy, Class, and English Studies - Watkins, James Ray, Jr.
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This is a personal history of English Studies in the twentieth century. 'This is a book about the American Dream as it has become embodied in the university in general and in the English department in particular', writes James Ray Watkins at the start of "A Taste for Language: Literacy, Class, and English Studies". In it, Watkins argues that contemporary economic and political challenges make elementary questions about literacy, language, literature, education, and class once again imperative, and require a clear ...

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A Taste for Language: Literacy, Class, and English Studies 2009, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809329311

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