Writing in the post-"man-of-letters" modern world

Geoffrey Sire

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Sirc's essay also uses the writing course as touchstone-this time, to wrestle initially "with the issues Allen Tate pondered in his 1952 essay . . . 'The Man of Letters in the Modern World.'" Sirc challenges contemporary instructors of writing, claiming that "the vox pop criticism of iTunes writing represents a new Attic style, one well worth studying and teaching to."

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W16-W31
JournalCollege Composition and Communication
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 2009


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