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The Rise and Fall of English

Reconstructing English as a Discipline

by Robert Scholes

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curriculum planning & development,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Higher,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts,
  • Education / Educational Reform

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9534050M
    ISBN 100300080840
    ISBN 109780300080841

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But, this book only looks at this fall via the lens of Yale and Brown. And, the difference between English and Composition is hardly acknowledged/5. The book begins by examining the history of the rapid rise of English at two American universities—Yale and Brown—at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century.

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