The Resource Sanctioned ignorance : the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada, Paul Martin, (ebook)

Sanctioned ignorance : the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada, Paul Martin, (ebook)

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Sanctioned ignorance : the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada
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Sanctioned ignorance
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the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada
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Paul Martin
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Politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada
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eng
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"There is no such thing as 'the ivory tower.' Rather, there sit side by side numerous windowless towers of knowledge, each seeming to have only a small entrance and no discernable exit." -Paul Martin. Multilingual, multicultural, and vast, Canada enjoys a rich diversity of literatures. So, why does "Canadian Literature," as it has been taught, fail to encompass a common geography, history, and government, yet reveal the diverse experiences of its immigrants, long-term residents, and original peoples? Martin's research-interviews with 95 professors in 27 universities-maps the institutional chasms in communication and the nature of their persistence. His own example of venturing out from his "tower" to dialogue with colleagues shows a way toward cultivating a conception of the literatures of Canada that is expansive and inclusive. Canadianists, professors of English, French, Postcolonial and Comparative Literatures, and leaders in education will profit from Martin's frank investigations
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Midwest
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1968 April 9-
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Martin, Paul
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810.9
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Canadian literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Canon (Literature)
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adult
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Sanctioned ignorance : the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada, Paul Martin, (ebook)
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9780888647320
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MWT11866139
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Sanctioned ignorance : the politics of knowledge production and the teaching of the literatures of Canada, Paul Martin, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780888647320
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11866139
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remote
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11866139
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MWT11866139
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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