At a glance:
- Author: Wayne C. Booth
- First Published: 1989
- Type of Work: Education
- Genres: Nonfiction, Essays
- Subjects: Teaching or teachers, Authors or writers, Social issues, Education or educators, Communication, Feminism, English language, Students or student life
In The Vocation of a Teacher: Rhetorical Occasions 19674988, Wayne C. Booth collects seventeen public speeches, one essay, and a set of journal entries illustrating his work as an English teacher at the University of Chicago. All of these pieces are passionately concerned with the functions of English and of rhetoric in educational institutions, in American society, and in the modern world. He divides these pieces according to the audiences addressed. “To Students and Teachers Under Siege” includes five pieces presented to current and future English teachers in the...
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