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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Walker Gibson (Project Director: January 1974 to present)

Writing in the First College Years

To concentrate on acts of composing--one's own composing, students' composing, as well as literature in order to relate scholarship in linguistics, criticism, and physical science with day-to-day activity in the freshman-sophomore Enlgish classroom. Topics to be discussed include: relations of language and experience, bi-dialectalism and usuage, literary meaning, and "humanistic" approaches to teaching. The seminar will consclude with a study in depth of a single literary work.

Project fields:
Literature, General

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Total amounts:
$44,481 (approved)
$44,481 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1974 – 9/30/1974