Dialogue, Dialectic and Conversation

Dialogue, Dialectic and Conversation

A Social Perspective on the Function of Writing

eBook - 1989
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This book articulates an ethics for reading that places primary responsibility for the social influences of a text on the response of its readers. We write and read as participants in a process through which we negotiate with others whom we must live or work with and with whom we share values, beliefs, and actions. Clark draws on current literary theory, rhetoric, philosophy, communication theory, and composition studies as he builds on this argument. Because reading and writing are public actions that address and direct matters of shared belief, values, and action, reading and writing shou.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 1989
ISBN: 9780809390762
Characteristics: 1 online resource (118 pages)


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