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The World Is a Text: The Writing, Reading, and Thinking about Culture and Its Contexts

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The book teaches readers the usefulness of learning to actively "read" their surroundings. The new edition features a greatly expanded section on writing, editing, and making arguments. This cultural studies reader directly engages the process of writing about the "texts" one sees in everyday life. Its comprehensive and inclusive approach focuses on the relationship betwee ...more
Paperback, 740 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Prentice Hall (first published December 2nd 2002)
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Read this for my English class and it was fun to read all the different essays that are in here.
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My essay "'La Femme Veronica': Intelligence as Power in Veronica Mars" is in here!
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Jonathan Silverman is an associate professor of English and co-director of American Studies at UMass Lowell. He is the author of Nine Choices: Johnny Cash and American Culture (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010) and the co-author of The World Is a Text: Writing, Reading, and Thinking about Culture and Its Contexts. He has served as the Fulbright Roving Scholar in Norway. He is currently work ...more
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