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Critical Theory and The English Teacher : Transforming the Subject - Nick Peim

Critical Theory and The English Teacher

Transforming the Subject

By: Nick Peim

Paperback Published: 21st October 1993
ISBN: 9780415057523
Number Of Pages: 248

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In this radical exploration, Nick Peim, himself a practising English teacher, shows how teachers can use critical theory to bring students' own experience back into the subject. The author explains how the insights of discourse theory, psychoanalysis, semiotics and deconstruction can be used on the material of modern culture as well as on and in oral work. The book is written in a style which even those with no background in critical theory will find approachable, and arguments are backed up with practical classroom examples.

General Editor's Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Habits of Englishp. 10
Theory and the Politics of Englishp. 30
On the Subject of Readingp. 67
Grammatology for Beginnersp. 116
Oral Theoryp. 153
Literature, Language, Literacy and Valuesp. 173
Aspects of Englishp. 194
New Bearingsp. 208
Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 220
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ISBN: 9780415057523
ISBN-10: 0415057523
Series: Studies in the Social History of Medicine
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 21st October 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1