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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
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Published July 1st 2005 by Prentice Hall (first published December 2nd 2002)
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Dean Rader has published widely in the fields of poetry, American Indian studies, and popular culture.

His debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize, judged by Claudia Keelan. In 2009, Kelly Cherry selected his poem Hesiod in Oklahoma, 1934 for the prestigious Sows Ear Poetry Prize. Other poems have appeared in Cincinnati Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, Qua
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