Working-Class Writing and Publishing in the Late Twentieth Century (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
280
Utgivningsdatum
2018-08-22
Förlag
Manchester University Press
Illustrationer
12 black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 25 mm
Vikt
553 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
452:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780719091117
Working-Class Writing and Publishing in the Late Twentieth Century (inbunden)

Working-Class Writing and Publishing in the Late Twentieth Century

Literature, Culture and Community

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From the early 1970s, working class writing and publishing in local communities rapidly proliferated into a national movement. This book is the first full evaluation of these developments and opens up new perspectives on literature, culture, class and identity over the past 50 years. Its origins are traced in the context of international shifts in class politics, civil rights, personal expression and cultural change. The writing of young people, older people, adult literacy groups as well as writing workshops is analysed. Thematic chapters explore how audiences consumed this work, the learning of writers, the fierce debates over identity, class and organisation, as well as changing relations with mainstream institutions. The book is accessibly written but engages with a wide range of scholarly work in history, education, cultural studies, literature and sociology. It will be of interest to lecturers and students in these areas as well as the general reader. -- .
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Tom Woodin is Reader in the Social History of Education at the Institute of Education, University College London -- .

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Introduction 1. Sources of radicalism 2. Young people's writing 3. The good old days? 4. A beginner reader is not a beginner thinker 5. The workshop and working-class writing 6. Making writers: more writing than welding 7. Alternative publishing and audience participation 8. Chuck out the teacher: critical pedagogy in the community 9. Class and identity 10. The mainstream and the movement Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index -- .