Volume 10, Number 2 (Fall 1991)

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Editors' Column

Using a "Write-Speak-Write" Approach for Basic Writers, Robert De Beaugrande and Mar Jean Olson

Clothing the Emperor: Towards a Framework Relating Function and Form in Literacy, Alan C. Purves

Power, Authority, and Critical Pedagogy, Patricia Bizzell

Computer-Adjusted Errors and Expectations, George Otte

Orality, Literacy, and Standard English, Donald Lazere

Warning! Basic Writers at Risk: The Case of Javier, Sally Barr Reagan

Self-Esteem and Writing Apprehension of Basic Writers: Conflicting Evidence, Walter S. Minot and Kenneth R. Gamble

News and Announcements

Cumulative Index 1989-1991

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Articles are refereed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Staff

Editors: Bill Bernhardt and Peter Miller
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum

Editorial Board

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published twice a year, in the spring and fall, with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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