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ERIC Number: EJ515594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
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Dead Letters and Blank Girls: Workplace Literacy through the Lens of Literature.
Kazemek, Francis E.
Adult Basic Education, v5 n2 p98-109 Sum 1995
Melville's "Bartleby" and "The Paradise of Bachelors and The Tartarus of Maidens" provide insights into workplace literacy on the following issues: existential nature of literacy, empowerment versus compliance, class and gender exploitation, and the use of literacy as a tool to label, control, and delimit people and their opportunities. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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