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Rewriting Homeless Identity.

Godfrey, Jeremy S. (Author).
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Subject: Homeless persons' writings, American > History and criticism.
Authorship > Psychological aspects.
Marginality, Social, in literature.
Homeless persons as artists.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0739190369
  • ISBN: 9780739190364
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Lexington Books, 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: Cover-Page; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Identification through Participation; 2 Survey of U.S. Street Newspaper Discourse Analysis:Discourse Model and Measurement; 3 Discourse Analysis of an SNP Phenomenon:The Education Approach; 4 Public Writing and Private Context: A Writing Setting; 5 Coping as Life Motivation; 6 Other Examples of Coping; Conclusion: Liminality, Recovery, and Community Literacy; Appendix: Transcribed Interviews with Some Writers of the Workshop and Overlook; References; Index.
Summary: Rewriting Homeless Identity focuses on the identities of untrained homeless writers who negotiated their experiences on the streets through individual writing personas at writing workshops. This book highlights ethnographic research into the writing samples to explore identity and growth through the writing process.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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