Mirror on America

Mirror on America

by Joan T. Mims, Nollen
     
 

Students come to college already equipped with plenty of knowledge about popular culture and are more than ready to talk about the topics that interest them. Mirror on America: Short Essays and Images from Popular Culture draws on that knowledge and interest and gives students the context they need to understand the culture around them. Composed

Overview

Students come to college already equipped with plenty of knowledge about popular culture and are more than ready to talk about the topics that interest them. Mirror on America: Short Essays and Images from Popular Culture draws on that knowledge and interest and gives students the context they need to understand the culture around them. Composed primarily of short, high-interest essays and rich visual images, the text's thematic chapters present material that students will already be familiar with, but in new and provocative ways. Abundant apparatus guides their responses and helps them think and write critically about American popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312247867
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
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Meet the Author



JOAN T. MIMS has been a manager and language arts specialist with the Texas Education Agency, working on development and scoring of the statewide writing assessments. She taught composition at West Chester University for 13 years and has extensive experience with developmental students.

ELIZABETH M. NOLLEN has taught basic writing, composition, film, and literature courses in the English department at West Chester University for the last 18 years. She has been active in the English component of pre-college programs, given numerous papers at the Popular Culture Association, and has published Family Matters in the British and American Novel with Bowling Green State University Popular Press.

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