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The Resource On literacy : the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock, Robert Pattison

On literacy : the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock, Robert Pattison

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On literacy : the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock
Title
On literacy
Title remainder
the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock
Statement of responsibility
Robert Pattison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Intellectually and morally acute, vibrantly alive...parents, teachers or legislators who miss this richly clarifying discourse on the contemporary politics of literacy deserve to sit in the corner for a week
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
REDDC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pattison, Robert
Dewey number
001.2
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LC149
LC item number
.P33 1982eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literacy
  • Education
  • REFERENCE
  • Education
  • Literacy
  • Alfabetisme
  • Alphabetisierung
  • Geschichte
  • Politik
  • Schriftlichkeit
  • Sprachkompetenz
  • Sprechakt
Label
On literacy : the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock, Robert Pattison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-235) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blithering Agamemnon: the borders of literacy. Literacy and consciousness ; The wild boy and Gracie Allen ; Agamemnon and the physical basis of literacy ; Literacy and language -- Chief Cobb vs. Themistocles: the technologies of rhetoric, reading, and writing. Rhetoric ; Reading and writing ; Athens: writing as a cultural force ; Sparta and fear of writing -- Word against empire: literacy and power. Rome: universal language and world domination ; The revolutionary literacy of the church ; Formal and vernacular literacy in the Middle Ages ; Literacy as battleground: then and now -- When media collide: literacy and the advent of print. Media use is organic ; "Get it in writing!": medieval written culture ; The word, the press, and the Reformation: John Wycliffe ; The text, the press, and orthodoxy: John Donne ; The word and revolution: John Bunyan ; The Miltonic compromise: old made new print and television -- Iran to Ann Landers: fallacies about literacy and development. Skill in reading and writing does not a mighty nation make ; The Iranian example ; The psychological burden of illiteracy ; The prisoner phenomenon -- Hopefully into the future: John Locke and correct usage. Standard usage and the rise of capitalism ; The liberal fallacy: truth, progress, and literacy ; The cult of correct usage ; Some thoughts on teaching English -- Caliban in America: literacy in the age of rock. Mechanical literacy ; Followers and leaders: two literacies ; Training the literate elite ; Illiterate backlash ; Orthodox American literacy ; The new literacy -- Conclusion
Control code
80242871
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423738091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80242871
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
On literacy : the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock, Robert Pattison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-235) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blithering Agamemnon: the borders of literacy. Literacy and consciousness ; The wild boy and Gracie Allen ; Agamemnon and the physical basis of literacy ; Literacy and language -- Chief Cobb vs. Themistocles: the technologies of rhetoric, reading, and writing. Rhetoric ; Reading and writing ; Athens: writing as a cultural force ; Sparta and fear of writing -- Word against empire: literacy and power. Rome: universal language and world domination ; The revolutionary literacy of the church ; Formal and vernacular literacy in the Middle Ages ; Literacy as battleground: then and now -- When media collide: literacy and the advent of print. Media use is organic ; "Get it in writing!": medieval written culture ; The word, the press, and the Reformation: John Wycliffe ; The text, the press, and orthodoxy: John Donne ; The word and revolution: John Bunyan ; The Miltonic compromise: old made new print and television -- Iran to Ann Landers: fallacies about literacy and development. Skill in reading and writing does not a mighty nation make ; The Iranian example ; The psychological burden of illiteracy ; The prisoner phenomenon -- Hopefully into the future: John Locke and correct usage. Standard usage and the rise of capitalism ; The liberal fallacy: truth, progress, and literacy ; The cult of correct usage ; Some thoughts on teaching English -- Caliban in America: literacy in the age of rock. Mechanical literacy ; Followers and leaders: two literacies ; Training the literate elite ; Illiterate backlash ; Orthodox American literacy ; The new literacy -- Conclusion
Control code
80242871
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423738091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80242871
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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