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Feel these words : writing in the lives of urban youth / Susan Weinstein.

Author/Creator:
Weinstein, Susan, 1965-
Publication:
Albany : SUNY Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 189 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Creative writing (Secondary education) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Youth -- Education (Secondary) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Contents:
"I am me but who am I?": presenting the writers
"You never let me speak": power, language, and learning
"Questioning myself and the people around me": identifications and communality in imaginative writing
"You gotta be a writer to get in the game": understanding rap as a literate discourse
Pregnancy, pimps & "clichéd love things": writing through gender and sexuality
"My work sparked an interest in someone else": the pleasures of imaginative writing
"I'm book smart, street smart & everything in between": writing, literate identity, and academic achievement
"If you can't write you can't succeed": changing attitudes among educators and youth
Epilogue: where are they now?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781438426518 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438426518 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781438426525 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1438426526 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
242561598