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True to the Language Game

True to the Language Game

African American Discourse, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy

by Keith Gilyard
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Publication Date: 21/03/2011
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In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of the major African American figures to emerge in language and cultural studies, makes his most seminal work available in one volume. This collection of new and previously published essays contains Gilyard's most relevant scholarly contributions to deliberations about linguistic diversity, cultural identity, critical literacy, writing instruction, literary texts, and popular culture. The volume also features contemporary treatises on such timely topics as "students' right to their own language," code-switching pedagogy, and political discourse surrounding the rise of Barack Obama. Gilyard weaves together serious analysis, theoretical work, policy discussions, and personal reflections on the interplay of language, literacy, and social justice to make True to the Language Game essential reading for students and scholars in rhetorical studies, composition studies, applied linguistics, and education.
ISBN:
9780415887175
9780415887175
Category:
Language: history & general works
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
21-03-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
320
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x18mm
Weight:
0.45kg

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