Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875-1925, The: A Documentary History (Composition, Literacy, and Culture)
John C. Brereton (Contributor)
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This volume describes the formative years of English composition courses in college through a study of the most prominent documents of the time: magazine articles, scholarly reports, early textbooks, teachers' testimonies-and some of the actual student papers that provoked discussion. Includes writings by leading scholars of the era such as Adams Sherman Hill, Gertrude Buck, William Edward Mead, Lane Cooper, William Lyon Phelps, and Fred Newton Scott.
About the Author
John C. Brereton is professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
- Contributor: John C. Brereton
- Imprint: University of Pittsburgh Press
- ISBN13: 9780822955351
- Number of Pages: 584
- Packaged Dimensions: 150x230mm
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
- Release Date: 1996-01-04
- Series: Composition, Literacy, and Culture
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: John C. Brereton is professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.