Preface, Sarah D'Eloia (pp. 1-2)
Mina Shaughnessy and the Teaching of Writing, Robert Lyons (pp. 3- 12)
Proceedings of the First Shaughnessy Memorial Conference April 3, 1980
Keynote Address, Virginia B. Smith (pp. 19-26)
Culture and Literacy, E.D. Hirsch, Jr. (pp. 27- 47)
Ethnocultural Dimensions in the Acquisition and Retention of Biliteracy, Joshua A. Fishman (pp. 48- 61)
Language, Ethnicity, and Change, Orlando Patterson (pp. 62- 73)
The Importance of Literacy, Richard Hoggart (pp. 74- 87)
Selected Speeches and Essays of Mina Pendo Shaugnessy
The English Professor's Malady (pp. 91- 97)
Some Needed Research on Writing (pp. 98- 103)
Open Admissions and the Disadvantaged Teacher (pp. 104- 108)
The Miserable Truth (pp. 109- 114)
Statement on Criteria for Writing Proficiency (pp. 115- 119)
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The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Each issue of the Journal is devoted to once topic. Articles are reviewed by members of the Advisory Board and the Editors.
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