TITLE

Rewriting identity: Social meanings of literacy and 're-visions' of self

AUTHOR(S)
Mahir, Jabari; Godley, Amanda J.
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Reading Research Quarterly;Oct/Nov98, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p382
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes how an individual's view of himself as a literate person is also connected to the ways in which society views writing. Effect of ability or inability to write on identity; Presence of cultural `master myths' about literacy; Creation of textual and personal meanings by the writer.
ACCESSION #
1250602

 

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