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Peter Elbow's widely acclaimed and original theories on the writing process, set forth in Writing Without Teachers and Writing With Power, have earned him a reputation as a leading educational innovator. Now Elbow has drawn together twelve of his essays on the nature of learning and teaching to suggest a comprehensive philosophy of education. At once theoretical and down-t ...more
Paperback, 338 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published March 27th 1986)
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Peter Elbow is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is best known for his work in writing theory, practice, and pedagogy.

Elbow is the author of several books, including Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching (Oxford UP, 1986), Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process (Oxford UP, 1981), Writing Without Teachers (O
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