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Weinstein, Susan, 1965-
Feel these words : writing in the lives of urban youth / Susan Weinstein
Albany : SUNY Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1631 .W354 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Physical Description xii, 189 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-179) and index
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 & "clich├ęd 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?

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