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ERIC Number: EJ551941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0741-0883
Broadening the Perspective of Mainstream Composition Studies: Some Thoughts from the Disciplinary Margins.
Silva, Tony; Carson, Joan; Leki, Ilona
Written Communication, v14 n3 p398-428 Jul 1997
Argues that mainstream composition studies is narrow in scope and limited in perspective. Offers thoughts that might help composition professionals improve the situation. Provides evidence of neglect of writing in English as a Second Language and languages other than English. Introduces concepts from second-language studies that could help composition studies develop a more global understanding of writing. (PA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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