Volume 8, Number 1 (Spring 1989)

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Editor's Column

Intellectual Development and the Place of Narrative in "Basic" and Freshman Composition, Kathleen G. Dixon

"Misreading" Students' Journals for their Views of Self and Society, Linda C. Stanley

The Other side of the Looking Glass, Carlos Yorio

The Deference Due the Oracle: Computerized Text Analysis in a Basic Writing Class, George Otte

Teaching Literature to Basic Writers, Christopher Gould

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: 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 with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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