The Labyrinths of Literacy: Reflections on Literacy Past and Present

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 349 pages
A compelling collection by one of the pioneers of revisionist approaches to the history of literacy in North America and Europe, The Labyrinths of Literacy offers original and controversial views on the relation of literacy to society, leading the way for scholars and citizens who are willing to question the importance and function of literacy in the development of society today.

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Harvey J. Graff is professor of history and humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of many publications, including Conflicting Paths: Growing Up in America.

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