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By Keith Gilyard

In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of many significant African American figures to emerge in language and cultural experiences, makes his such a lot seminal paintings on hand in a single quantity. This selection of new and formerly released essays includes Gilyard’s such a lot appropriate scholarly contributions to deliberations approximately linguistic variety, cultural id, serious literacy, writing guide, literary texts, and pop culture. the amount additionally positive factors modern treatises on such well timed themes as "students’ correct to their very own language," code-switching pedagogy, and political discourse surrounding the increase of Barack Obama. Gilyard weaves jointly severe research, theoretical paintings, coverage discussions, and private reflections at the interaction of language, literacy, and social justice to make True to the Language Game crucial analyzing for college students and students in rhetorical reviews, composition stories, utilized linguistics, and schooling.

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