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Author Young, Morris, 1967-

Title Minor re/visions : Asian American literacy narratives as a rhetoric of citizenship / Morris Young
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
Series Studies in writing & rhetoric
Studies in writing & rhetoric.
Contents Cover; Other Books in the Studies in Writing & Rhetoric Series; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Hawaiian Words and Usage; Introduction; 1. Re/Visions: Narrating Literacy and Citizenship; 2. Reading Literacy Narratives: Connecting Literacy, Race, and Citizenship Through the Stories of Others; 3. Reading Hawai'i's Asian American Literacy Narratives: Re/Visions of Resistance, Schooling, and Citizenship; 4. Teaching Literacy Narratives: Reading, Writing, and Re/Visio; 5. Personal/Public/Professional: Re/Visions of Research, Teaching, and Citizenship
Coda: American Re/VisionsNotes; Works Cited; Index; Author Bio; Series Statement
Summary Through a blend of personal narrative, cultural and literary analysis, and discussions about teaching, Minor Re/Visions: Asian American Literacy Narratives as a Rhetoric of Citizenship shows how people of color use reading and writing to develop and articulate notions of citizenship. Morris Young begins with a narration of his own literacy experiences to illustrate the complicated relationship among literacy, race, and citizenship and to reveal the tensions that exist between competing beliefs and uses of literacy among those who are part of dominant American culture and those who are positio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-215) and index
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Subject American prose literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism
Asian Americans in literature.
Asian Americans -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Asian Americans -- Education -- Language arts
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.
Biography as a literary form.
Citizenship -- United States.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Literacy -- United States.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0809388677 (electronic bk.)
9780809388677 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Minor revisions