9780131931985

World is a Text, The: The Writing, Reading, and Thinking About Culture and Its Contexts

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131931985

  • ISBN 10:

    0131931989

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The book teaches readers the usefulness of learning to actively "read" their surroundings. The new edition features a greatly expanded section on writing, editing, and making arguments.This cultural studies reader directly engages the process of writing about the "texts" one sees in everyday life. Its comprehensive and inclusive approach focuses on the relationship between reading traditional workssuch as short stories, and poemsand other less-traditional onessuch as movies, the Internet, race, ethnicity, and television.For anyone who enjoys provocative and engaging material, and is interested in developing an appreciation for diverse cultural literary works.

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