Volume 5, Number 1 (Spring 1986)

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Editor's Column

Inventing the University, David Bartholomae

The Conventions of Explository Writing, Myra Kogen

Rhetorical Communities, the International Student and Basic Writing, Alan C. Purves

The Reification of the Basic Writer, George H. Jensen

A Dean's Dilemmas, Michael C. T. Brookes

Commitment to Writing and Complexity of Thinking, Marilyn S. Sternglass

Assignments for Basic Writers: Unresolved Issues and Needed Research, Andrea A. Lunsford

News and Announcements

Cumulative Index 1975-1985

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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: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Consulting Editor: Barry Kwalick

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Information

The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe


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