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Writing Work: Writers on Working-Class Writing
     

Writing Work: Writers on Working-Class Writing

by David Shevin (Editor), Larry Smith (Editor), Janet Zandy (Editor)
 

Essays. This book is about perspectives, in many ways challenging stereotypical views of working-class culture and art with the authentic accounts of those who live and work there ... The conflict between what is said and what we know, what we hear about our culture and what we experience creates a tension that many seek to remedy through expression. We found the

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Essays. This book is about perspectives, in many ways challenging stereotypical views of working-class culture and art with the authentic accounts of those who live and work there ... The conflict between what is said and what we know, what we hear about our culture and what we experience creates a tension that many seek to remedy through expression. We found the prime motivator of most working-class writing is the drive to bridge the perceptual gap with the truth (from the Introduction).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933087521
Publisher:
Bottom Dog Press
Publication date:
03/30/1999
Series:
Working Lives Series
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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