Volume 15, Number 2 (Fall 1996)

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Editors' Column

A Full and Good World from Mina P. Shaughnessy: Her Life and Work, Jane Maher

Revising the Political in Basic Writing Scholarship, Laura Gray-Rosendale

Narratives of Identity: Theorizing the Writer and the Nation, Morris Young

The Hero's Performance and Students' Quests for Meaning and Identity: A Humanities and Writing Course Design , Rosemary Winslow & Monica Mische

The Importance of Expressive Language in Preparing Basic Writers for College Writing, Jim Cody

A Basic Writer's Topoi for Timed Essay Tests , Ann Kirch

News and Announcements

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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: Trudy Smoke and George Otte
Editorial Assistants: Linda Camarasana and Carl Whithaus
Subscriptions: Mary E. Carney

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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