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Author Goldblatt, Eli.

Title Writing home : a literacy autobiography / Eli Goldblatt
Published Carbondale ; Edwardsville : Southern Illinois University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: From Garret to Tree House; 1. Tour of Duty; 2. The Right to Mourn; 3. Into the Daedalean Dreamscape; 4. Following Williams; 5. Dry Creek Road; Gallery of Illustrations; 6. White Coat; 7. Entering Philadelphia; 8. Beyond the Fathers; 9. Viajeros, Extranjeros; 10. High Five at Second Base; Bibliography; Author Biography; Back Cover
Summary In this engrossing memoir, poet and literacy scholar Eli Goldblatt shares the intimate ways reading and writing influenced the first thirty years of his life-in the classroom but mostly outside it. Writing Home: A Literacy Autobiography traces Goldblatt's search for home and his growing recognition that only through his writing life can he fully contextualize the world he inhabits. Goldblatt connects his educational journey as a poet and a teacher to his conception of literacy, and assesses his intellectual, emotional, and political develop
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258)
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Subject Goldblatt, Eli.
College teachers -- United States -- Biography.
Education -- Biographical methods.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0809330865 (electronic bk.)
1280881720 (MyiLibrary)
9780809330867 (electronic bk.)
9781280881725 (MyiLibrary)