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Voice in Writing Again: Embracing Contraries
College English (2007)
  • Peter Elbow, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

"Voice in writing" has fallen into a kind of limbo as a topic: it's vexed; it's discredited by most composition scholars; it's not much written about recently; and yet it remains widely used by readers, teachers, and writers. I examine good reasons for paying lots of attention to voice when we read and teach writing; and also good reasons for ignoring it. And finally insist that we can usefully do both.

Publication Date
November, 2007
Citation Information
Peter Elbow. "Voice in Writing Again: Embracing Contraries" College English Vol. 70 Iss. 2 (2007)
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