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Author Brazeau, Alicia, author

Title Circulating literacy : writing instruction in American periodicals, 1880-1910 / Alicia Brazeau
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2016
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Contents Introduction : literacy by subscription -- Literacy identities : defining magazine writers -- Buying and selling literacy : the Ladies' home journal -- Joining the club : clubwomen, magazine readers, and scholars -- Special invitation to write : magazine readers as contributors -- Conclusion : subscribing to a professional writing community
Summary "Literacy histories, even those seeking to incorporate greater diversity in race and gender, have tended to focus on academic institutions. "Circulating Literacy" speaks to, and connects, the topics of rural studies, gender, literacy sponsorship and identity, and professionalization, arguing for value in the study of periodicals as education tools"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject American periodicals -- History.
Authorship -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History.
Books and reading -- United States -- History.
Literacy -- United States -- History.
Periodicals in education -- United States -- History.
Self-culture -- United States -- History.
Women -- Education -- United States -- History.
Women's periodicals, American -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 080933545X (electronic bk.)
9780809335459 (electronic bk.)