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Author Bizzell, Patricia.

Title Academic discourse and critical consciousness / Patricia Bizzell
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 295 pages)
Series Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture
Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Contents Introduction -- The ethos of academic discourse -- Thomas Kuhn, scientism, and English studies -- "Inherent" ideology, "universal" history, "empirical" evidence, and "context-free" writing : some problems in E.D. Hirsch's The philosophy of composition / coauthored with Bruce Herzberg -- Cognition, convention, and certainty : what we need to know about writing -- College composition : initiation into the academic discourse community -- Academic discourse and critical consciousness : an application of Paulo Freire -- William Perry and liberal education -- What happens when basic writers come to college? -- Composing processes : an overview -- Foundationalism and anti-foundationalism in composition studies -- What is a discourse community? -- Arguing about literacy -- Beyond anti-foundationalism to rhetorical authority : problems defining "cultural literacy"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Academic writing -- Study and teaching.
Critical thinking.
Criticism -- Authorship.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822971550 (electronic bk)
9780822971559 (electronic bk)