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ERIC Number: EJ776457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
"I Pay for All": The Cultural Contradictions of Learning and Labor at Illinois Industrial University
Middleton, Holly
College English, v69 n6 p596-614 Jul 2007
Focusing on students' responses to an 1876 writing assignment at Illinois Industrial University (which would ultimately become the University of Illinois), the author analyzes ideological tensions that occurred as the United States found itself revising the pastoral image of the farmer in an increasingly industrial age. (Contains 9 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; United States